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White Sands National Park, New Mexico

"A landscape of particles migrating across the desert but the sun, sitting high, has ignited the oven. Baking in the rays raining down, the infinite grains melt into a contiguous rolling mass. The rounded contours flatten and the rough textures soften, opening the landscape up to further exposure. The heat radiates, its power blinding as this smoldering scene begins to emanate an angelic glow. It stings the squinting eyes as it dissolves stress into a desert desperate for sustenance."

Purgatory on Earth, the Sands Study documents the elegant beauty of the hellish dune landscape. The lore of purgatory is one of intense suffering, a place designed to punish the souls vanquished to it in order to purify them for eternal peace. The Sands Study is my attempt to capture the peace within the brutal landscape of the sand dunes. You can read the entire series statement and browse the rest of the collection here.

This photograph is a limited edition of 100 and will arrive hand signed and numbered on the media of your choosing. Prices vary with the remaining edition quantity, for current pricing or additional information about this piece please email me.

Example of artwork hanging in a bedroom.


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