Jonathan Singer Photographs: digital photographic prints, 2011
Gibson boxed set
Singer, Jonathan Dr
Ink on paper, digital print from digital file, matted, 24" x 20-1/8"
2 cu. ft. : 1 box, 25-5/8 x 21-5/8 x 6-3/4 inches : 13 photoprints
Jonathan Singer is a podiatrist who gained notoriety as a botanical photographer, then turned his attention to vintage guitars. See http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2008/03/flowerphotog200803 from Vanity Fair.
13 matted digital color prints of guitars and a mandolin, by Dr. Singer, in a custom-made wooden box. The subjects are custom-made instruments in private collections. Cover text: "Gibson Boxed Set #1/5 / This Gibson commemorative / Morrison Hotel Gallery / boxed edition containing / thirteen original digital / prints were shot with a / Hasselblad H2D-39 and / printed on Casson paper," signed by the photographer and dated 2011. Image sizes approx. 18" x 13-1/2". Each print is signed in pencil under the image at left, and the photographer's blind-stamp is at the right. Mounts are Foam-Core, with descriptive labels on the verso.
Photograph by Jonathan Singer, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
2012.3007 (NMAH Acc.)
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