bandshell

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band shell

also band·shell (bănd′shĕl′)
n.
A bandstand with a concave, almost hemispheric wall at the rear that serves as a sounding board.
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bandshell

(ˈbændˌʃɛl)
n
(Music, other) a type of bandstand enclosed at the back
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This time around, the formula has been further simplified and generalized: Documenting, Becher style, the morphological range of the bandshells that she encountered in parks throughout California and the Midwest, Bernard leaves both the audience area and the stage empty, shifting the focus to a form of civic architecture.
These compositions elegantly overcome the pointed discrepancy between what a photograph is and what it is "of." Sitting atop the horizon line that bisects each image, the bandshells conflate the perspectival recession of the visual with the eddying projection of the aural.