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Signed limited edition archival pigment print
Edition of 5
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' Arum Lilies ' - Signed limited edition archival pigment print, 1993 - Edition of 5
This image was captured on film. The negative was scanned creating a digital file which was then printed on Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta 315 gsm (Acid- and lignin-free paper, Museum quality for highest age resistance and a popular alternative to analogue baryta paper) using pigment inks which are known for their longevity.
Please note. There are three sizes of this archival pigment print ; each is an edition of five (5) making the total that can be printed as fifteen (15). This will include any custom sizes requested
Signed + numbered by artist with certificate of authenticity, packaged with care.
Archival pigment print available sizes :
50 x 45 cm / 19,68 x 17,72 in - Edition of 5
75 x 66 cm / 29,53 x 25,99 in - Edition of 5
100 x 89 cm / 39,37 x 35,04 in - Edition of 5
Ian Sanderson (1951, Scotland) is a Scottish photographer. He has been producing images for the last 35 years, more recently using archival techniques to produce his prints.
For most of his career he has worked as both a commercial and Fine Art photographer though now he is concentrating on his personal imagery
His commercial clients included the Financial Times, General Motors, Alfa Romeo, Coca Cola plus various corporate and financial organisations.
Over the last several years, Ian has been reviving two 19th.century printing techniques, Platinum Palladium and Gum Bichromate. This culminated in a large retrospective exhibition in Barcelona which was sponsored by the 'Nando and Elsa Peretti Foundation’ ( video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePtPfz4-JGA).
The Platinum and Palladium prints are particularly interesting as he prints on to ‘vellum’ and bonds pure gold and silver to the back of the prints.
At present, Ian Sanderson is one of only a handful of artists worldwide producing this type of work.
Please note that prices increase as editions sell.
Black and white photography, 20th. century, Archival pigment print, Monochromatic Art, 90's , Hospitality, Still life, Photographic film, Analogue, Analog, Flowers, Plant, Nature, Romantic, Fine Art
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Based in: Catalunya
Ian is originally from Scotland but he has lived in France and Spain for the last 20 years.
His background is in Fine Art, which he taught for nearly ten years before leaving the UK to live and work in France. His involvement with photography started back in the seventies.
After he finished Art School, he worked for two years as a Museum Photographer for a group of museums in the north east of England.
In the eighties, as well as teaching full time at Art School, he further developed his photography both in a personal and commercial sense. His work was regularly published by Art publishers and magazines. After leaving the UK in the nineties he developed an interest in digital production.
Photography has always followed technology so for Ian Sanderson , as a professional, it was a logical step to learn and adapt to the world of digital capture. His experience with printmaking helped him to understand and use the new way of making images. He was one of the first wave of photographers to use and manipulate images using Adobe Photoshop.
After over a decade of ‘pixels’ , Ian Sanderson began to think again about his archive, the thousands of silver gelatin negatives captured over forty years, negatives that are objects you can hold, not images trapped on a computer hard drive. Although digital images can be printed with superbe quality and definition, there is still a problem with longevity.
The photograph as an object with it’s imperfections and the mark of the ‘maker’ is an art.
To this end he started investigating processes that provided an ‘object’ and had longevity. The answer was in the two techniques from the 19th-century that provided both, Gum Bichromate and Platinum Palladium.
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