Kalle Kataila, ‘The Shepherd’, 2008, Photography, Archival pigment  ink print, Aperture Foundation
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Kalle Kataila

The Shepherd, 2008

Archival pigment ink print
15 × 18 11/16 in
38.1 × 47.5 cm
Edition of 25 + 4AP
.
Under $1,000
Location
New York
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Aperture Foundation
New York

"Although it may occasionally seem like the landscape is still, this is, of course, never the …

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Kalle Kataila
Finnish, b. 1978
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Traveling around the world to such locales as Iceland, Lapland, Morocco, Spain, England, and Dubai, photographer Kalle Kataila makes melancholic landscape images that recall German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. In each image, a figure, sometimes Kataila himself, stands dwarfed by the majestic scenery, lost in silent contemplation. “I hope my photographs capture the experience of being present in a moment and observing the landscape in stillness.” Kataila explains. “I also hope that my photographs can help explore our relationship with the environment.”

Kalle Kataila, ‘The Shepherd’, 2008, Photography, Archival pigment  ink print, Aperture Foundation
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Aperture Foundation
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"Although it may occasionally seem like the landscape is still, this is, of course, never the case. Through photography, I attempt to bring about stillness, a moment of singular contemplation that enables the viewer to reflect on our role as humans in the ever-changing diversity of our planet's …

Medium
Signature
Signed and numbered by the artist
Kalle Kataila
Finnish, b. 1978
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Traveling around the world to such locales as Iceland, Lapland, Morocco, Spain, England, and Dubai, photographer Kalle Kataila makes melancholic landscape images that recall German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. In each image, a figure, sometimes Kataila himself, stands dwarfed by the majestic scenery, lost in silent contemplation. “I hope my photographs capture the experience of being present in a moment and observing the landscape in stillness.” Kataila explains. “I also hope that my photographs can help explore our relationship with the environment.”

Kalle Kataila

The Shepherd, 2008

Archival pigment ink print
15 × 18 11/16 in
38.1 × 47.5 cm
Edition of 25 + 4AP
.
Under $1,000
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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