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Sue Abrams - Splendid Night
Contact: Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
Phone: +1-215-822-5662
Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, PA   18914   USA
Ref.#: 14221
Price: $750
Sale Price $525
Medium: Hand-coated palladium print on hand-made paper
Mount: unmounted
Image_Date: 2009
Print_Date: 2009
Dimensions: 14-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. (368 x 292 mm)
Photo Country: United States (USA)
Photographer Country: United States (USA)


Signed on verso.

Susan Abrams (Merion, PA) began her artistic career as a papermaker and later began working with photography. Through the use of liquid emulsion she melds the darkroom work with the craft of hand-papermaking. The complex interaction of her paper and photographs results in unique, textural prints which accentuate the organic nature of her work. Her paper is coated with liquid emulsion which results in more variability than printing on traditional photo paper. Small differences such as the application or the thickness of the emulsion and the texture of the paper all affect the final print. She says, "A fascination with natural cycles, patterns and textures runs through my work and seeks to capture the beauty of a still point in life's chaos."

Abrams is a self-taught artist. Her work is represented in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Free Library of Philadelphia, McGraw-Hill, Merck & Co. and other private collections in the US, Canada and Great Britain.

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