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Joachim Schmeisser
Lone Rider, Kenya, Elephant, wildlife, b&w photography

2019

$8,545.70

About

Limited Edition of 10 available in different sizes A small egret is riding on an elephant through the plains. ​For years, Joachim Schmeisser has been photographing the last giants of Africa at close range, creating exceptionally intimate portraits of species threatened with extinction. In his new series – The Last Of Their Kind – he focuses on the beauty of creation and its fragile transience. These striking images are timeless works that can be interpreted on different levels: as depictions of a distant past or as iconic memories in a not too distant future in which we can only admire these majestic creatures in zoos. They are both an homage and a final warning - visual revelations that sharpen our clouded view of nature in all its infinite complexity as well as recognizing what treasures we might irretrievably lose. In 2012, Joachim Schmeisser was awarded with the prestigious Hasselblad Master award for his series on African Wildlife. He is considered one of the most outstanding and multi-faceted Fine Art Photographers in the world. He is best known for his exceptionally intimate and touching portraits of the most endangered species in Africa. In 2017 his book »Elephants in Heaven« was launched by the German Publisher teNeues and sold out within 4 months. Particular noteworthy are his large-sized unique prints. By using a large format Sinar camera and medium format cameras he creates prints even in a format of three to 4 meters or more as a unique piece edition. – Photography, Animal, Africa, Wildlife, Nature, Large Format, Tusks, Elephant, Portrait, Close-Up, iconic, black and white photography

Details

  • Artist
    Joachim Schmeisser (1958, German)
  • Creation Year
    2019
  • Dimensions
    Height: 37.8 in. (96 cm)Width: 47.25 in. (120 cm)Depth: 0.2 in. (5 mm)
  • More Editions & Sizes
    120 x 150 cm / 47 x 59.06 in / Edition 5Price: $11,023150 x 187.5 cm / 78.74 x 73.8 in / Edition 3Price: $22,912
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Framing
    Framing Options Available
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Munich, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU76637036652

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