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Mother's Day at the Rivanna River, Charlottesville, Virginia

Mother's Day at the Rivanna River, Charlottesville, Virginia


Matt Eich

(American, b. 1986)

Archival pigment print

Unframed: 95.3 x 127 cm (37 1/2 x 50 in.)

Gift of the Artist and jdc Fine Art 2022.310


Did you know?

The woman precariously walking out to the river on the fallen tree is the artist’s wife.


In this intimate, poetic glimpse of the daily lives of his family and friends, Matt Eich uses lighting, color, and point of view to transform a mundane occurrence and setting into a magical moment. He encourages us to delight in the senses and enjoy the engaging mystery of exploration and discovery. Beware of the photograph’s beauty. Joy is present, but even in moments of bright sunlight, equilibrium is fragile.

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