Thermal Explorer, Forgotten World 14
Archival Pigment Print | 2018
Thermal Explorer, Forgotten World furthers Merriam’s relationship with out of the way, empty and pristine parts of the world. Without intention to shoot anything in particular, Merriam lets the place, in this case New Zealand, dictate the direction of his work. Arriving in the spring, the artist was particularly drawn to the abundance of wildflowers embodying a regeneration of life. The resulting series captures both ancient mountains and fields of just birthed flowers, two entities rising from the ground at vastly different scales.
12 x 18 inches | Edition of 30
16 x 24 inches | Edition of 25
30 x 45 inches | Edition of 15
40 x 60 inches | Edition of 5
12 x 18 inches:
Matted: Matted: 19.5 x 25.5 x 1.25 inches
Full bleed: 13.5 x 19.5 x 1.25 inches
16 x 24 inches:
Matted: 23.5 x 31.5 x 1.25 inches
Full Bleed: 17.5 x 25.5 x 1.25 inches inches
30 x 45 inches:
Matted: 38 x 53 x 2 inches
Full Bleed: 32 x 47 x 2 inches
40 x 60 inches:
Full Bleed: 42 x 62 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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