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Death Valley National Park, California

"The perils of purgatory are not unlike the desert, the hellish conditions are not conducive for prosperity. But purgatory was never intended to be a place of residency, it’s merely a stepping stone on the path to eternal peace. Time is relative. The suffering endured in this torturous landscape is minor compared to the glory that awaits. The legend speaks of souls being punished for their sins in order to be purified for heaven but the struggle is merely a catalyst, conditioning the souls to enhance the satisfaction of infinite bliss. That first sip of holy water will be all the more refreshing to those who flourished in the inferno with perseverance in their soul and sand in their teeth."

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.

Artwork hanging in an outdoor lounge area.


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