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Remnants of the West Exhibit

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 Remnants of the West PDF

    Remnants of the West is an exhibit of black and white photographs of the Colorado and American Western landscape created with a pinhole camera and blue sensitive film. The choice of camera and film evokes an ethereal and timeless sense of the wilderness. Initiated in 1995 with support from an Artist-in-Residence grant at Rocky Mountain National Park, this project has now spanned twenty years and nine mountain ranges in four states. Over 300 photographs now define the body of work from which the exhibit has been assembled.

This collection of photographs stands as perhaps the most extensive study of a landscape using a pinhole camera. By blending nineteenth-century Pictorialism, Hudson River School aesthetics, the pinhole camera, and blue sensitive film, Remnants of the West forms a contemporary landscape that spans three centuries.

Custom Exhibits:

As with the Rocky Mountain National Park exhibit, this exhibit can be customized in terms of number of prints and sizes.  All photographs are delivered matted, framed, and ready-to-hang.  The above PDF link presents a sample of the photography.  A more detailed prospectus covering rental costs, shipping, and photo choices can be provided upon request by calling Mark James at 970-391-1086 or emailing:  mark@americanwestphoto.com