Space 10, 2007 - David Levinthal
About the Work
About Space 10
These photographs of space toys and figurines in action recall America's love affair in the 1960s with traveling to the moon. Embedded with great energy and movement, they celebrate not only what human beings are capable of achieving, but ...Read More
These photographs of space toys and figurines in action recall America's love affair in the 1960s with traveling to the moon. Embedded with great energy and movement, they celebrate not only what human beings are capable of achieving, but also a highly politically charged moment in history.Read Less
About the Artist
About David Levinthal
"I first began to work with toys as the subject matter for my artwork in 1972 while I was a graduate student in photography at Yale. Initially I was interested in the toys merely as objects. As I continued working I began to try to re-create the feelings of childhood play by photographing toy soldiers on the floor of my bedroom and using simple painted wood blocks to represent buildings and cities. I quickly found that narrow focus that came from photographing objects less than an inch tall gave the toys more life and a sense of realism that was not inherent in them. Setting up the toy figures is just the beginning. The set itself is just the background. It is a scene. And it is within and from that scene that the images themselves are found."Read Less
DescriptionColor photograph made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with matte finish
AuthenticationIncludes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.
DimensionsThis print contains a border as dictated by the artist to allow for framing and the quoted dimensions are for the paper size and not the printed size of the image itself.
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