Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Adobe Mission Church in Taos New Mexico

$ 7,500
  • Description
    San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church in Taos was photographed in 1973 by Mitchell Funk. The image is characterized by radical cropping and a simplification of elements and is set against a solid cobalt blue sky. The subject matter of the image and the style it was photographed coalesce.

    This image is signed, dated and numbered 3/15 lower right recto. Other sizes are available. The work is unframed and printed later. Printed on Hahnemühle Fine Art paper Mitchell Funk brings finely honed photography skills such as composition, intense lighting and design to found subject matter. Mitchell Funk brings the compositional precision of studio photography to street photography. Unlike most street photographers, Funk is an abstractionist while being a documentarian. For the last 50 years, Mitchell Funk has endlessly explored the relationship of light, color and shape. These interactions have become the central pursuit of the artist. Mitchell Funk is a pioneer of "Color Photography" In 1970 he participated in one the first "Color Photography" shows at a major museum. Brooklyn Museum, show "Images en Couleur". 1971 Included he was included in the visionary book "Frontiers of Photography" Time Life. Color! American Photography Transformed. Amon Carter Museum. He has had more than 50 Photography Magazine Covers and has had covers on Newsweek, Fortune, New York Magazine and Life Magazine among others.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, New Mexico
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Inkjet Archival Print
    Condition: Good. Excellent
    Creation Date: 1973
    Styles / Movements: Color Field, Color, Minimalism
    Incollect Reference #: 695135
  • Dimensions
    W. 43 in; H. 29 in;
    W. 109.22 cm; H. 73.66 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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