SIGNS OF AMERICANA
These photographs are a 20 year work in progress of vintage as well as modern signs. Some are iconic, some are not, but all tell a story and are sometimes the very heart and soul of the American small town or big city. All the photographs are taken using manual film cameras, available lights and settings.
2020: A RETROSPECTIVE
About the Collection:
2020 marks the anniversary of the documentation of the American people and American Culture by acclaimed fine art photographer Nicholas A. Price.
Over eighty thousand photographs captured on black and white film are preserved in negative form and fine art prints in the Nicholas Price Family Trust Film Archives.
From these archives, we are proud to showcase a select number of prints never made available before by an artist who has spent two decades capturing with a unique eye and preserving on film, the American way of life.
|Artist:||Nicholas A. Price (British/American)|
|Medium:||Silver Gelatin hand printed on RC Glossy Paper|
|Edition:||1 (numbered and signed on back)|
|Size:||8 x 10. in 20.3 x 25.4 cm|
|Size Notes:||Paper size is 8 x 10" IMAGE CONTAINS STANDARD 0.25" (5mm) BORDER|
|2020 A RETROSPECTIVE/PEOPLE & PLACES|
|Archive Ref:||On File|
|Image Rights:||©Nicholas A. Price The purchase is acquiring ownership rights only of the physical work of art described herein, and that this transfer of ownership of the physical work of art does not convey to the purchaser any copyright or reproduction rights except the right to display the physical work of art. Any other use of the work of art is absolutely prohibited without prior written consent of the photographer, which may be withheld in their absolute discretion.|
Photo is part of the "AMERICANA" Collection. As seen in the 2020: Retrospective
"These images are from a collection from the Americana Portfolio and capture our motel, hotel and business signs of year's past. In those early days, intricate signage was one of the very few ways to market to the public the excitement, attraction and feel-good factor of your product, service or facilities. If you look carefully at the detail on these older signs, one would take the view that more expense and thought went into the sign's design than it did into the design or the "luxurious amenities" afforded for the development.
NOTE: This item comes unframed
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