Photographic sonatas 

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These images are Inspired by my love for classical music and The Cinema.  I have made no attempt to merge the individual photographs that make up each SONATA in the manner of say Jerry Uelsemann. I want the viewer to know that each SONATA is composed of 4 or more different and separate photographs.  Like a dream they can only be explained in emotional terms. In classical music, giving musical works numbers instead of titles us common practice (Sonata No.2, Symphony No.6 etc.).  The different photographs within each "Sonata" can be thought of in the same way of a "Movement" in a piece of music.  Using only numbers allows an open ended investigation of this compositional method and is unlimited in its possibilities. (Domenico Scarlatti the Italian Baroque Composer wrote 555 Sonatas)   I have applied this principle and use a generic form of 2,3 or 4 juxtaposed photographs to achieve each SONATA.  Edition 36    8.5" by 11" or 12" by 16" matted larger.

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