Mitchell Funk, ‘Magenta Staten Island Ferry’, 1970, Robert Funk Fine Art

Beginning in the late 1960’s, Mitchell Funk has spanned 5 decades of photo innovation.
He’s a 12 trick pony.
His oeuvre includes: Raw Street Photography, Golden Magical Light, Landscapes and Cityscapes, Multiple Color Exposures, Negative Color, Blurs/Swish Pans of Color, Abstraction, Exacto Knives and Burning Emulsion with Matches, Fantasy/ SciFi Images, and in the case of this work. “Magenta Staten Island Ferry it’s …Color Field Photography. This retinal numbing image of New York Harbor was done 45 years ago. - Unframed. Other size available. This is actually, two photographs. The photo of New York harbor with ferry and cruise Ship is a straight shot with a magenta filter over the lens. Then the image was rewound and the image of the sun was doubled exposed in-camera on to the same 35mm emulsion.

Signature: signed and dated on lower right, numbered on verso 2/12

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