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The Journey (square)By Christine So

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US$ 160


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2022

Cyanotype, Hand-printed cyanotype on cotton watercolor paper

Edition of 5

Dimensions: 30.5cm (H) x 30.5cm (W) x 0.3cm (D) / 12" (H) x 12" (W) x 0.12" (D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

This is a handmade contact photo, which means that the negative was the same size as the eventual photograph and was laid directly on top of the treated paper in order to make the print. The blue and white cyanotype process was developed in the mid-1800s and is an alternative photographic process to the usual black-and-white process. This square 12 x 12 inch (30 x 30 cm) photo was taken on the same day as the rectangular (12 x 16 inch) version which I listed by the same name, "The Journey."

The tree is an oak. The road is Skyline Blvd in Oakland where I live. I captured the moment when the sun begins to burn through the winter morning fog in the hills of Oakland, California, across the bay from San Francisco, which has its own reputation for fog.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1970
Hometown: San Francisco
Based in: Oakland, California, USA

I live in the woods in northern California. Whenever I leave my house I am under an endless web of tree branches. Their silhouettes have etched themselves into my memory over the decades.

My paintings and prints are always nature-inspired and nearly always monochromatic. Each one is an immersion in …

 

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