fine art nude in the landscape - limited edition archival photography
fine art in the landscape - limited edition archival photographyfine art nude in the landscape - limited edition archival photographyfine art nude in the landscape - limited edition archival photography

Goddess of the Strand

$2,400.00

  • From an edition of 3 archival photographs
  • Signed and numbered by artist A K Nicholas
  • Image size: 32×48 inches, 81×122 cm
  • Paper size: 34×50 inches, 86×127 cm
  • Unframed

This limited edition photographic print is made with archival pigmented inks on 100% cotton acid-free artist paper. Beautiful and long-lasting, this heavyweight premium paper is engineered for exceptional contrast and crisp images. Properly displayed, this print will last without noticeable fading or change in color for generations (well over 100 years). A certificate of authenticity, signed by the artist, is included.

Prints are expertly packed with archival materials, insured, and guaranteed to arrive undamaged.

3 in stock

Product Description

A solitary figure is nestled in the lower limbs of a tree at the waterline. The sepia tones camouflage her body, hidden in plain sight, until it is discovered.

The allure of the coast played an immense role in the development of my visual style. When I was a boy, we lived in a house on a beach of the Persian Gulf. I remember the watercolors and oil paintings my mother would make of coastal scenery.

I’ve photographed models on the beaches of the Atlantic ocean in the United States. The beaches of the Carolinas are sprinkled with old forests that have succumbed to a changing coastline. Through erosion, the roots are exposed and the trees die. The unearthed roots and crumbling bark expose an array of textures for the lens. The gnarled and twisted tentacles of wood grain create patterns inside patterns. The sweeping organic curves harmonize with the contours of the body while their deathly grotesqueness contrasts with the model’s vibrant beauty. The mood of this image is expressed through the positioning the body with deliberate angles to tree and viewer.