Orinoco River Sunset 6558
Dye sublimation on aluminum
Orinoco River Sunset 6558 6:50 pm, February 22, 2013
Raudales de Atures, Amazonas, Venezuela (Western Guiana Shield)
Sony A 16-35mm
f/2.8 ZA SSM Vario-Sonnar T* Lens
f/4, 1/125, ISO 250, -0.5 e.v.
The first time I saw the Orinoco River, back in 1986 when I was 14 years old, I was amazed by its vastness and also by the fact that it was so far away and unlike Caracas, the busy city where I lived.
To me, it looked like a different world, a mysterious world. Later on in my life, as I explored, it revealed a few of its secrets to me and I felt at home.
Today it is not mysterious anymore; now it’s magical.
What exactly am I purchasing?
You are buying the artwork that is in front of you in the gallery. It is number one in a series of 20 for that size and medium. Once you purchase it, you can pick it up after the exhibition closes (around August 1st) or arrange for shipping or delivery to your home. You will also receive a certificate of authenticity that will be mailed to you within 30 days of purchase.
What is a Dye Sublimation in Aluminum metal print?
The piece you are purchasing is a Chromaluxe dye sublimation on aluminum. Heat infused aluminum prints have been shown to resist fading for 65+ years and last 2-4 times longer than traditional photo-based silver papers.
Is this artwork part of a series? If so, how many were printed?
The prints in this exhibition are a series of 20, so only 20 of this specific size and media will ever be made.
Who is Ivan Mikolji?
“You Cannot Preserve What You Don’t Know Exists.” Groundbreaking Venezuelan artist and river explorer Ivan Mikolji’s motto exemplifies his life’s mission: to promote knowledge and inspire the preservation of the planet’s aquatic ecosystems.
Mikolji’s artwork celebrates the elements, aquascapes, and landscapes that he has intimately experienced as a lifetime explorer, researcher, and photographer. Mikolji’s artwork guides the viewer’s journey into rarely seen underwater worlds.
Free Book with Print
Special exhibition promotion.
Get a complimentary copy of the book Fishes of the Orinoco in the Wild by Ivan Mikolji with your metal print investment, or Get a 10% coupon when you purchase the book online on our website.
You can also purchase the book in person at Books and Books in Coral Gables or online at Amazon.com
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