Neil Folberg, ‘History Lesson’, 2011, Vision Neil Folberg Gallery
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History Lesson, 2011

Archival Pigment Print
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44 × 58 in
111.8 × 147.3 cm
Editions 4-5 of 5
$12,000
36 × 48 in
91.4 × 121.9 cm
Edition 5/5
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Vision Neil Folberg Gallery
Jerusalem

This image was a joint production by Neil Folberg and Gidi Dar, an Israeli film maker.

When it was …

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Neil Folberg
American, b. 1950
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A former student of the American landscape photographer Ansel Adams, Neil Folberg is known for his color landscapes of the Middle East and black-and-white techniques that champion the wizardry of his master teacher. Born in San Francisco, Folberg became a pupil of Adams at age 17, followed by his education at the University of California at Berkeley and individualized study with landscape photographer William Garnett. By 1976, Folberg had relocated to Jerusalem, where he began producing color landscapes throughout the deserts of Israel, Egypt, and Jordan. Folberg was commissioned by Aperture to document synagogues across the world, followed by a return to black-and-white in a series of night skies among ancient ruins of the Middle East, where separate images of the landscape and burned-in skies were digitally composited (a sure nod to Adams' techniques.)

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Jerusalem

This image was a joint production by Neil Folberg and Gidi Dar, an Israeli film maker.

When it was built in 1920, this was a girl's school, the first Hebrew language school in Tel-Aviv. It became the headquarters of one of the pre-state armies that were fighting the British in 1947-8. Now it is a studio of the Bat …

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Neil Folberg
American, b. 1950
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A former student of the American landscape photographer Ansel Adams, Neil Folberg is known for his color landscapes of the Middle East and black-and-white techniques that champion the wizardry of his master teacher. Born in San Francisco, Folberg became a pupil of Adams at age 17, followed by his education at the University of California at Berkeley and individualized study with landscape photographer William Garnett. By 1976, Folberg had relocated to Jerusalem, where he began producing color landscapes throughout the deserts of Israel, Egypt, and Jordan. Folberg was commissioned by Aperture to document synagogues across the world, followed by a return to black-and-white in a series of night skies among ancient ruins of the Middle East, where separate images of the landscape and burned-in skies were digitally composited (a sure nod to Adams' techniques.)

Gidi Dar
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History Lesson, 2011

Archival Pigment Print
.
44 × 58 in
111.8 × 147.3 cm
Editions 4-5 of 5
$12,000
36 × 48 in
91.4 × 121.9 cm
Edition 5/5
Sold
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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