A Kiss to You Towards the Setting Sun 25
Archival pigment print | 2018
Merriam’s title for this series, "A Kiss to You Towards the Setting Sun," was taken from the parting line in a letter mailed by Georgia O’Keefe to her husband in 1939 during her time in Honolulu. Considering his works a symbol for a new beginning, Merriam reflects on the vivid and lush landscapes of the islands, and connects to the place with a sense of solace that it brought him after the death of his father. "These photographs are the result of two seperate visits to a place now very close to my heart, a place where I finally felt calm again."
18 x 12 inches | Edition of 30
24 x 16 inches | Edition of 25
45 x 30 inches | Edition of 15
60 x 40 inches | Edition of 5
18 x 12 inches:
Matted: 25.5 x 19.5 x 1.25 inches
Full Bleed: 19.5 x 13.5 x 1.25 inches
24 x 16 inches:
Matted: 31.5 x 23.5 x 1.25 inches
Full Bleed: 25.5 x 17.5 x 1.25 inches inches
45 x 30 inches:
Matted: 53 x 38 x 2 inches
Full Bleed: 47 x 32 x 2 inches
60 x 40 inches:
Full Bleed: 62 x 42 x 2 inches
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed and numbered by the Co-Founder of Tappan
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Featured in Vogue, Dwell, Juxtapoz, Domino and The New Yorker, photographer Brian Merriam travels to the most remote parts of the world to capture rarely seen landscapes and celestial phenomena, including the Himalayas, the Aurora Borealis, lush Hawaiian jungles and total solar eclipses.
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