Paul Snell / NY # 40.78N_73.96W Presented by Ideelart

Paul SNELL - NY # 40.78N_73.96W

Presented by Ideelart

  • Year
    2015
  • Technical
    Photography
  • Image size
    0,0 x 0,0 cm / 0.0 x 0.0 in
  • Paper size
    80,0 x 500,0 cm / 31.5 x 196.9 in
  • Edition
    Edition: 2/3
  • Price
    On demand
  • Reference
    Without reference
  • Visit(s)
    181
  • Condition
Paul SNELL - NY # 40.78N_73.96W

Chromogenic Print Face-mounted 3mm Plexiglas - Unframed.

Artwork made with 2 elements ( 80 x 250 cm/31.5 x 98.4" each).

Backed with Dibond and C-channel hanging system + keyhole option.

Edition: 2/3.

Paul Snell combines traditional and digital techniques to explore the possibilities of abstraction and minimalism in contemporary photo-media. He lives and works in Launceston, Tasmania.

Snell creates small production runs, printing each unique work in an edition of one to three. His process begins by capturing a location or an object on film with a traditional camera. He then digitally “decodes” the visual information present in that image. After reducing and simplifying the colors and forms, he begins an intensive “re-coding” process, during which the reduced formal elements of the work evolve their own self-referential relationships within a new composition. This process blurs the boundary between “taking” and “making” a photograph. When the digital composition is complete, Snell converts it into a Chromogenic print using the Lambda printing system, which allows luminous, vibrant, colorful photographic printing onto metallic paper. The print is then mounted onto Plexiglass.

The visual lexicon Snell has developed is informed by the Modernist history of painting, especially minimalism and hard edged abstraction.

Snell intends to create visually arresting works that allow viewers to enter into a contemplative, or even transcendent state. He achieves this through the deployment of rhythmic, harmonious visual structures such as concentric circular or linear patterns.

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