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Photograph of Artist BARRY GREFF
BARRY GREFF
Weston, FloridaFL - United States


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Artist Statement

ARTIST STATEMENTS Atmosphere Ethereal Sea and Landscapes In a time of great challenge throughout our world, I seek to capture, and foster preservation of, the spectacular natural beauty that still exists on Earth. Each of my photographs stands alone as a testament to the astonishing visual feast that remains on our planet for those willing to seek it out. My sea and landscape images focus on capturing transitory conditions of light and atmosphere as a metaphor for the fleeting nature of life itself. These images memorialize a moment in time… never to be repeated. I am drawn to these theatrical moments when elements collide to form moody, ethereal, and dramatic scenes. Of the Wild Intimate, Close-up Animal Portraits It is in various forms of captivity that I find the animals and birds for this series. They are protected from me and I am protected from them. My images capture the life force that is simultaneously controlled, yet untamed. I am drawn to their eyes as that draws the viewer into the frame. The framing device jolts the viewer from reading the images as a cliché. By abstracting the eye or face from the rest of the body, I force an intimate exchange of energy and focus between the image and the viewer. These images make us confront the dignity, personality and identity of these magnificent creatures and remind us why, they too, so desperately need our protection. Flow Isolated Portraits of Jellyfish The sea is filled with luminous creatures, ...

Original Artworks (3)

Barry Greff; Natural Design, 2004, Original Photography Color, 17 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 jellyfishpacific nettlenaturenatural designcreaturesea...
Barry Greff
Original Color Photograph, 2004
17 x 22 inches (43.2 x 55.9 cm)
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Barry Greff; Reflection on Mystic Lake, 2010, Original Photography Black and White, 22 x 17 inches. Artwork description: 241 lakeboatfogmistboatingscenicscenerymoodreflectionfine art photography...
Barry Greff
Original Black and White Photograph, 2010
22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
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Barry Greff; Lghtning OBX, 2005, Original Photography Color, 22 x 17 inches. Artwork description: 241 obxseascapeouter banksncnorth carolinalightningbeachnightlife guard stand...
Barry Greff
Original Color Photograph, 2005
22 x 17 inches (55.9 x 43.2 cm)
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