The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art acquires two Blue Sky Days prints for their permanent collection

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. (© Public Domain)

 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has acquired two large-format (100cm x 66cm) limited-edition analogue prints from my Blue Sky Days drone project for their permanent collection. 

 

Notable artists represented in the Nelson-Atkins photography collection in Kansas City, Missouri include such prominent 20th-century names as Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Edward Weston, Charles Sheeler, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, W. Eugene Smith, and Diane Arbus.

The analogue prints were created via a special process developed by Sebastiao Salgado’s long-time lab technician, Philippe Bachelier.

Digital files from my drone were meticulously turned into 4×5 inch negatives by Bachelier, then printed on a traditional gelatin-silver enlarger in Paris.

 

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