Prints from the Arbor Series

Cyanotypes on paper, 3 x 2 ft each, 2014

These prints are camera-less photographs. There is no negative; each is unique. They are life-sized renderings of their natural subjects. At once empirical and romantic, they can be regarded as unmanipulated records of the organic world. They are also richly suggestive, capturing a deeply evocative sense of motion and form.

For more than thirty years Tom Fels has been a curator and writer specializing in the history of photography. He began showing his recent art in 2013.

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