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Renate Aller

Oceanscape, November 22, 2008, 2015

Acrylic slab with photo on metallic paper
9 1/8 × 13 3/4 × 1 1/4 in
23.2 × 34.9 × 3.2 cm
Edition 3/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
About the work
Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction

Photographing the same area of sky from an unchanging position since 1999, Renate Aller has created …

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Photographing the same area of sky from an unchanging position since 1999, Renate Aller has created a conscientious portrait of the Westhampton Beach skyline. “Oceanscapes – One View” is an ongoing project that captures the sky in constant flux while humans remain mere observers. Aller’s work is in the permanent …

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Signature and edition number engraved on verso.
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Courtesy of the artist and Adamson Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Renate Aller
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The photographer Renate Aller focuses primarily on portraiture and landscape. She is best known for expansive, poetic images that visually unite two ostensibly different environments—the ocean and the desert. Her luminous yet quiet landscapes embody the qualities of classical portraiture, with the ocean or desert replacing the human subject. In the series “Oceanscapes—One View,” Aller photographed the Atlantic Ocean from the same vantage point on the east end of Long Island over the course of ten years. Although the point of view remains static, the seascape ebbs and flows, imbuing the subject with anthropomorphic moods and revealing a natural dynamism that would otherwise go unnoticed.

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About the work
Independent Curators International (ICI) Benefit Auction

Photographing the same area of sky from an unchanging position since 1999, Renate Aller has created …

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Photographing the same area of sky from an unchanging position since 1999, Renate Aller has created a conscientious portrait of the Westhampton Beach skyline. “Oceanscapes – One View” is an ongoing project that captures the sky in constant flux while humans remain mere observers. Aller’s work is in the permanent …

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Signature
Signature and edition number engraved on verso.
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Adamson Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Renate Aller
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The photographer Renate Aller focuses primarily on portraiture and landscape. She is best known for expansive, poetic images that visually unite two ostensibly different environments—the ocean and the desert. Her luminous yet quiet landscapes embody the qualities of classical portraiture, with the ocean or desert replacing the human subject. In the series “Oceanscapes—One View,” Aller photographed the Atlantic Ocean from the same vantage point on the east end of Long Island over the course of ten years. Although the point of view remains static, the seascape ebbs and flows, imbuing the subject with anthropomorphic moods and revealing a natural dynamism that would otherwise go unnoticed.

Renate Aller

Oceanscape, November 22, 2008, 2015

Acrylic slab with photo on metallic paper
9 1/8 × 13 3/4 × 1 1/4 in
23.2 × 34.9 × 3.2 cm
Edition 3/10
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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