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Rachel Papo
Iris on Ice

2012

$1,800

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Digital C-print Signed, dated, and numbered, verso 20 x 24 inches (Edition of 9) 30 x 40 inches (Edition of 5) This photograph is offered by ClampArt, located in New York City. Please note that prices increase as editions sell. Beginning in 2011, Rachel Papo spent two years photographing a small number of families living in the Catskills who practice homeschooling. She decided to explore this controversial topic in depth in order to challenge her own prejudgments on the issue. Rather than document the parents and their unique methods, she chose to focus on the children in an attempt to capture their spirit and the meaning of growing up outside the conventional four classroom walls. Papo writes: "With this body of work I hope to encapsulate a cultural movement in a distinct time in history on the cusp of it becoming mainstream. As I continued to photograph these children I was constantly forced to re-examine my initial opinion of this phenomenon and, for a few hours each time, I allowed myself to follow them into their mysterious, magical world." Rachel Papo was born in 1970 in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Israel. She began photographing as a teenager and attended a renowned fine arts high school in Haifa. At age eighteen, she served in the Israeli Air Force as a photographer. She earned a BFA in Fine Arts from Ohio State University (1991-1996), and an MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York City (2002-2005). Papo's photographs are included in numerous public and private collections, and have been exhibited and published worldwide. She currently lives in Berlin working on personal projects, as well as accepting commissioned projects. Her first book, "Serial No. 3817131," was published by powerHouse Books in 2008. She was selected as a finalist for the “Santa Fe Prize for Photography,” and was been awarded a NYFA Fellowship in 2006. In 2009 Rachel won a Lucie Award for “Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year.”

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  • Creator
    Rachel Papo (1970, American)
  • Creation Year
    2012
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
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  • Movement & Style
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  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU93233242561

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