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Mitchell Funk
Joyful Jazz Trumpet Player in Silhouette Floating Orange Sunset Los Angeles

1987

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At sunset, a trumpeter strikes a high note above it all. The dreamy, out-of-focus lights of hip Los Angles represents his music in visual terms. Funk is one of the great masters of color and design light in photography - This is a wonderful example of his work reflecting all the mastery in his artistic output. This archival color photograph by fine art photographer Mitchell Funk is signed, dated and numbered 2/15, lower right recto. Other sizes are available and the fine art photograph is unframed and printed later. Printed on Hahnemühle Fine Art paper Mitchell Funk is a pioneer of " Color Photography" In 1970 he participated in one the first " Color Photography" shows at a major museum. Brooklyn Museum, show "Images en Couleur" . 1971 Included he was included in the visionary book "Frontiers of Photography" Time Life. Color ! American Photography Transformed. Amon Carter Museum. He has had more than 50 Photography Magazine Covers and has had covers on Newsweek, Fortune, New York Magazine and Life Magazine among others
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