Nov 22, 2023
Nov 22, 2023

Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.

Croton-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.


Andrea Modica

(American, b. 1960)

Platinum/palladium print

Image: 19.4 x 24.1 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Paper: 22.2 x 30.2 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/8 in.); Matted: 35.6 x 43.2 cm (14 x 17 in.)

Gift of Sharon & Del Zogg in honor of Barbara Tannenbaum 2023.70

Edition: Edition 1/20


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Platinum printing, devised in the 19th century, yields a rich, deep yet warm black or dark brown print that is the exact size of the negative.


Andrea Modica uses an 8 x 10 in. view camera to produce portraits of people in their environments. The camera’s technical requirements slow down the shooting process and necessitate the development of a relationship between sitter and photographer. In this sweet celebration of nature and the discoveries of youth, Modica shows a young girl spreading out her luxurious hair in the sunlight.

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