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Summer/Fall 2020

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Kenro Izu, "Still Life 799, 1999." 14x20 inch original platinum- palladium photograph handcrafted by the artist from custom 14x20 format Kodak Plus X sheet film. Photo: © Kenro Izu Photo: © Robert Taylor Robert Taylor, "Montgomery Woods, California, 2002." Original selenium toned gelatin silver photograph hand- made by the artist from 8x10 format Kodak Tri-X sheet film with Ilford Warmtone photographic paper. 126 C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S U M M E R / F A L L 2 0 2 0 gallery in my twenties, but he helped find the location, offering his final three portfolios for our grand opening (500 people lined up around the block!) and we collaborated closely for 13 years, mounting several one- man exhibitions, and producing publi- cations and books together until his death in 1993." Although the gallery predominately displays black-and-white photogra- phy, it was the first to exhibit Christopher Burkett, widely referred to as the Ansel Adams of Color. "He spends 80 hours a week laboring in his darkroom," Christopher says. "His photographic paper (Cibachrome), film and chemistry were all discontinued, so this work is now con- sidered a historical process. In addition to creating spectacular photographs, Burkett's goal is to recreate the actual experience of being in nature, which he feels can only be achieved with this unique combination of film and photographic paper." Photography West has also published 11 award-winning books fea- 'Now, more than ever, people really appreciate what we show at the gallery.' Photo: © Cesare Abbate Photo: © Emiko Taylor

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