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Richard Misrach Signed View from Front Porch Telephone Pole 2020 Limited Edition Magnum Photograph Print FRAMED

Richard Misrach Signed View from Front Porch Telephone Pole 2020 Limited Edition Magnum Photograph Print FRAMED

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"View From My Front Porch [Telephone Pole], 8:12am, September 9, 2020, [from the series, 'The New California' (for Dorothea Lange)]"
Museum Quality Limited Edition Digital C-Print
from Magnum Square Print Sale 2020, "Works of Imagination"


Custom framed and matted with a Charles Scott Gallery Certificate of Authenticity

Magnum Photos is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices in New York City, Paris, London and Tokyo. It was founded in Paris in 1947. This gorgeous piece of photographic art was sold during their "Works of Imagination" sale, in cooperation with Aperture that was held for seven days in October of 2020. Prints were limited in number to only the prints sold during these seven days (though not physically numbered). We have had it professionally matted and framed with UV Plexi and all archival materials. NOTE: our framed view has some reflections in the photo - they are not on the image (see unframed image).

From Richard Misrach - “In the past, I have been able to photograph the glorious skies and views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge from my deck. During the recent spate of fires, beginning in August, I have been confined to my home, and the photographs I make are taken from the same spot as the earlier series, but as dense smoke renders the Golden Gate invisible, I have focused on my more immediate surroundings. There were days when the smoke created day for night, post-apocalyptic views right out of a sci-fi Hollywood movie. The most obvious and undeniable culprit here is climate change, whose impacts are increasing at an exponential rate. The future has arrived. In an interview given in her last years, Dorothea Lange beckoned the next generation of photographers to document civilization’s advancing effects on California, framing it as the New California. She couldn’t have anticipated climate change, but she was worried about the detrimental consequences of settlement and growth. is series is dedicated to her remarkable foresight.”

Format: Digital C-Print
Paper Size: 6 x 6 in (15.24 x 15.24 cm), Image Size: 5.5 in (14 cm) on the longest side, Framed Size: 11 5/8" x 11 1/2"
Material: Printed on Fuji Crystal Archive Matte paper. All supporting materials (label, etc.) are archival, i.e. acid-free and will not damage the print or affect its longevity.
Edition: Limited to quantity sold over 7 days in October, 2020
Signed, Un-numbered: Signed on back label viewable via aperture on back

David Littlejohn of The Wall Street Journal calls Misrach "the most interesting and original American photographer of his generation." He has received numerous awards including four National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an International Center of Photography Infinity Award for a Publication, and the Distinguished Career in Photography Award from the Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies. In 2002 he was given the Kulturpreis for Lifetime Achievement in Photography by the German Society for Photography, and in 2008 he received the Lucie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Fine Art Photography. His art is held in the collections of the Centre Pompidou, LACMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MOMA, the Art Institute and more.

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