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Joel Meyerowitz

"Camel Coats", New York City, 1975

Archival pigment print; printed later
26 1/2 × 39 3/8 in
67.3 × 100 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$16,000
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New York
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Joel Meyerowitz
American, b. 1938
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Inspired by street photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, a young Joel Meyerowitz picked up a 35mm camera and began to document his own cultural landscape. This proved to be fruitful for Meyerowitz, who is now recognized as an early advocate of color photography as a form of “high” art. Shifting between black-and-white and color film, Meyerowitz ultimately chose color as his primary medium, and moved from the handheld 35mm camera to a large-format view camera, greatly influencing his image-making technique by introducing a slower, meditative process. Meyerowitz developed a keen eye for the changing light and subtleties of his surroundings. In recent years he has drawn praise for his immediate documentation of the September 11th attacks in New York, recognized for humanizing the destruction and recovery through his images; he claims that otherwise, "there would be no history."

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About the work
Signature
Mounted. Signed, titled, numbered, and print date in ink on label affixed to mount verso.
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Frame
Not included
Price ranges of photographs by Joel Meyerowitz
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Joel Meyerowitz
American, b. 1938
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Inspired by street photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, a young Joel Meyerowitz picked up a 35mm camera and began to document his own cultural landscape. This proved to be fruitful for Meyerowitz, who is now recognized as an early advocate of color photography as a form of “high” art. Shifting between black-and-white and color film, Meyerowitz ultimately chose color as his primary medium, and moved from the handheld 35mm camera to a large-format view camera, greatly influencing his image-making technique by introducing a slower, meditative process. Meyerowitz developed a keen eye for the changing light and subtleties of his surroundings. In recent years he has drawn praise for his immediate documentation of the September 11th attacks in New York, recognized for humanizing the destruction and recovery through his images; he claims that otherwise, "there would be no history."

Joel Meyerowitz

"Camel Coats", New York City, 1975

Archival pigment print; printed later
26 1/2 × 39 3/8 in
67.3 × 100 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$16,000
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $125 domestic only
location
New York
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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