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"Water 45", 2008

Photograph

Archival pigment print

48.00 x 67.00 in

121.9 x 170.2 cm

Edition of 5

Signed and editioned on reverse by the artist

PRICE: $8,500
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    About The Work

    This photograph by New York photographer was taken with a large format camera in Arctic Alaska. This minimalist landscape gives poignant imagery to the effects of climate change in black and white. This photograph is featured in a solo show of works by the artist on view at the Front Room Gallery in New York. Albedo Zone addresses questions of climate change through a series of black and white photographs that deal with the “Albedo effect”. The series consists of very light images of ice, and very dark images of water, making apparent the transformation of ice from an element that cools the planet into one that warms it. To create these photographs I used a large format camera and the “Zone System”, a photographic technique invented and refined by the mid-century American photographer Ansel Adams. This work was made in Alaska, a part of the world where global warming and thawing are at their extreme. Alaska, as well as many Arctic regions and Antarctica contain massive volumes of water in the form of glaciers and sea ice. As the glaciers continue to melt, the rising sea levels may spell disaster for half of the world’s population that lives near the coast.

    Courtesy of Front Room Gallery

    • This work is framed. Frame measurements are 49.25" x 68.25" x 1.50".
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