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1053-07 - Salinas de Pullally - ChileBy Gonzalo Contreras del Solar

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US$ 4,250



Textile (Cotton, Fabric, Thread), C-flex-poly-based paper high-gloss photographic paper or 100% cotton rag baryta pigment based paper.

Edition of 5

Dimensions: 50cm (H) x 50cm (W) x 0.1cm (D) / 19.7" (H) x 19.7" (W) x 0.04" (D)

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


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Artist Statement

Images printed on Fujiflex Crystal Archive silver halide photographic paper using a Lambda machine will be shipped from NY.
Images printed on 100% cotton Baryta paper using a Canon 12 inks printer machine will be shipped from Chile.

Some time ago I went scouting places where I could take photographs near a cove. I found a group of ponds formed within the rocks near the seashore line. From the hill I could see strange colors floating on the ponds.
Arriving discovered a large quantity of white and brown fibers, graciously laid over the rocks. Apparently, someone had thrown a mattress to the sea. Guessed that during a storm, the mattress was destroyed against the seashore rocks pulling all its fibers out.
The water movement had violently laid them giving a calm and surprising scene. Stayed for half a day taking many images from different and angles and ponds. I would return a few times during a 7-year span, registering the pollution decay of the fibers.
The last time I went, the fibers over the water were still there, but the algae had intertwined with them. Some went to the bottom with a strong green color and others floated with a yellow color.


Artist Profile

Born: 1955
Hometown: La Paz
Based in: Calera de Tango - Chile

Photographer dedicated to portraye Water.

It was late 1955 when my eyes peeped at the city of La Paz near the high Andes. Since then, they have learned by capturing sparkles of light.

The influence of Ansel Adams perfection and the impressionism colors such as Vincent Van Gogh work has …


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