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


Church in Reykjavik, Iceland: Modern Photography Cover

$ 4,800
  • Description
    Signed dated, numbered 4/15 recto printed later, unframed, other sizes available

    The photographer places a 7-inch yellow plastic ball in front of iconic church steeples. He is introducing a prop into the photography process. The graphic image is symmetrically balanced and composed of primary colors. It's a staged photo. The bold architectonic shapes of the church and bright yellow of the ball create an image that is a stylistic signature of its author.

    Mitchell Funk is a "Color Photographer Pioneer". He was color when color wasn't considered art.
    His early color work anticipates developments in color photography by generations.
    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 and Life Magazine among
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: inkjet archival print
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1979
    Styles / Movements: Color Field, Modernism, Contemporary
    Incollect Reference #: 319684
  • Dimensions
    W. 60 in; H. 40 in;
    W. 152.4 cm; H. 101.6 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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