Re: Pond-moonrise (was: Re: Steichen image in April's 'Vanity Fair'
Anyone know which version was in "On The Art Of Fixing A Shadow" exhibition? I saw it in Chicago and was absolutely enthralled by it.
On Mar 17, 2009, at 10:34 PM, Judy Seigel wrote:
On Tue, 17 Mar 2009, Katharine Thayer wrote:... But the bottom one, the cyanotype over platinum, it seems pretty certain to me that the cyan is printed with a reversed negative. I don't know if MOMA has analyzed this print the way the Met has analyzed theirs, but since I don't know otherwise, I'm taking on faith that they know for sure that this is cyanotype over platinum and not hand-applied color over platinum. I'd be willing to bet big bucks that he simply colored in the moon (notice that he didn't think to color in a reflection of it in the water).Fools rush in... Which is to say, it looks to me from the 3 images on Katharine's site, that the most (only?) truly beautiful one is the 3rd, that is, with the blue sky and the possibly hand-colored moon.