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cortona

Scans from Prints 15

Rachel. Lamp. Luca Blurred. Cortona, Italy, April 2010. Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose (Crane) paper from 8×10 inch original negative. “I recall now how he once said to me that one of the chief difficulties of writing consisted in ...

Pope Francis I

Bowl in St. Francis’ Chamber, Le Celle, Dortona, Italy. Marrch, 2010. The Catholic church has a new Pope. It seems germane to post this image, made in a stone-hewn chamber in which St. Francis of Assisi is said to have spent many hours in seclusion ...

In The Garden – Earth. Sky.

Earth. Sky. Cortona, Italy. March 2010. (Where are you now, Julian Jaynes?) print from 8×10 negative, processed with Pyro developer “Part of the fascination with gardening is that it is, on the one hand, a practical exercise of the human body ...

Fayum – Kiran, Cortona.

Kiran. Cortona, Italy. 2010. scan from 8x10in negative  All the Fayiumi portraits are, of course, defined by the compressed space of the mummy casing. Strange illusions arise from this: despite a slight reduction in size, the ancient portraits seem ...

3 Portraits of 3 Men

  Rick Johnson, Cortona, Italy, 2010 James Goedert, New Orleans, 2010 Robin Gillanders, Sewanee, 1994 Here are three men, letting their space become mine, and yours. The photographs were made over a span of some 20 years with a large format camera. I ...