MARTHA CASANAVE VERY RARE 1982 NUDE ON HORSE 11"X14" PHOTOGRAPH - VINTAGE! For me, photography is more like poetry than prose: scraps of information are there, which the individual viewer can piece together into some kind of narrative. This darkroom made photograph is signed & dated under the image. Martha Casanave graduated from the Monterey Institute of International Studies with a degree in Russian Language and Literature and began her working life as a translator in Washington, DC. She has been an exhibiting and working photographer and educator on the Monterey Peninsula for over forty years.She was awarded the Imogen Cunningham Photography Award for her portraiture (1979) and also was a 1989 recipient of the Koret Israel Prize. Her book Past Lives-- Photographs by Martha Casanave was published by Godine in 1991. Her second book, Beware of Dog, was released by the Center for Photographic Art in 2002. Her book (exclusively pinhole) called Explorations Along an Imaginary Coastline, was published by Hudson Hills Press in 2006. Trajectories: A Half Century of Portraits (Image Continuum Press) was published in the Spring, of 2013.
Casanaves photographs are included in many major collections, such as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Stanford Museum, the Bibliotheque Nationale, the J. Paul Getty Museum , and the Graham Nash private collection. She also teaches workshops and Master Classes nationally and internationally. Martha Pearson up until the early 1980's when she legally changed her name to Martha Casanave.
If I remember correctly, "Casanave" was her grandmother's maiden or last name. Please note that the actual image size may be different than the paper size listed above as this darkroom made photograph was handmade by the artist and may have required some custom cropping or trimming. The item "MARTHA CASANAVE VERY RARE 1982 NUDE ON HORSE 11X14 PHOTOGRAPH VINTAGE" is in sale since Tuesday, January 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Photographs". The seller is "russlevin" and is located in Monterey, California.This item can be shipped worldwide.