Mrs. Santana, Upper Chama, New Mexico

Listing No: 5367

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Artwork Info

FAE Listing No:
5367
Artist:
Myron Wood (1921-1999)
Title:
Mrs. Santana, Upper Chama, New Mexico
Date of Work:
1977
Signature:
Signed in pencil on mount at low right below print.
Where Produced:
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Presentation:
Unmatted

Artwork Medium

Type:
Photography
Sub Type:
B&W
Medium:
Gelatin Silver
Support:
on Photo Paper
Medium Notes:
Modern print from original negative, under guidance by Myron Wood.

Artwork Size & Weight

Primary:
9.5 x 6.5 in.
Size Notes:
This photograph was dry mounted by the Artist's assistant on an acid-free, 4-ply conservation board measuring 17 x 14 inches.

Artwork Surface

Texture:
Flat
Surface Reflectivity:
Even - Gloss

Artwork Condition

Condition:
Excellent Condition.

Artwork Provenance

Collection:
Andy and Beckie Reisberg
Provenance:
Acquired directly from Myron Wood in his home in Colorado Springs, CO. The Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs Colorado, now owns the complete Myron Wood Archives, including personal papers, vintage prints, negatives and all copyrights.

About this Piece

From 1973-1980 Myron Wood was funded by the Pueblo Regional Library, Pueblo, Colorado, to document Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico. He was allowed to photograph whatever he wanted of the cultures and landscapes of the region. The library now houses 10,000 photographs in the Myron Wood Collection.

About the Artist

Born in Wilson, Oklahoma, Myron Wood abandoned a career as a classical pianist in 1946, attended The Progressive School of Photography in New Haven, CT for two years and then moved to Colorado Springs, CO. He spent the remaining 53 years of his life in Colorado as an independent photographer.

Known for his lyrical interpretations of the cultures and landscapes of the Southwest, diverse geographic subjects and Weston-inspired straight photography recur throughout the history of his work.


ARTIST STATEMENT

“Writers taught me how to see. Painters and photographers didn’t teach me how to see. Writers taught me how to observe. Bach taught me how to think through his music. Every time you think you know what he’s going to do next, he does something brilliant and unbelievable. It’s a constant working on a theme, which he expands and uses. Pure genius. I learned about design from painters, musicians and writers.

So, I became a photographer after an early life as a musician and found to my surprise that I hadn’t wasted a minute. The same words are used – tone, line, ensemble, balance – and all the things I thought about and used in music were, across the board, related to photography. I also discovered becoming well equipped in a number of art forms is very important. It allows you to more easily move in your own art form.” Myron Wood, 1993

from an interview with Journeys Magazine, Colorado Springs, CO, Fall 1993

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