Working together in their studio, legendary photographer and digital artist Harold Davis his wife, graphic designer Phyllis Davis, have combined their talents to create "Botanique." Acclaimed as "Origami in a box” and said to be “destined for major museums,” Botanique is a unique limited edition artist book.
According to Popular Photography Magazine, the floral prints of Harold Davis “border on the spiritual.”
Botanique contains twenty-one luscious floral prints that emerge delicately and seductively from the hand-assembled presentation box.
The Botanique project was successfully funded and crowd-sourced via a Kickstarter project.
Pricing for the twenty-five hand-signed and numbered copies is arranged in tiers of five copies, with the initial price for the first five copies $500 (these are sold out) and ranging to over $2,000 for the final five copies in the edition. The current price for Botanique is $750.
About Botanique: Botanique is a limited edition, handcrafted book of original, luscious botanical prints by legendary photographer and master printer Harold Davis.
Botanique is strictly limited to an edition of twenty-five copies, plus five artist proof copies. Each book is hand-signed and numbered by the artist, and presented in an archival hand-assembled presentation box suitable for display.
Botanique is hand printed on an Epson 9900 StylusPro printer using archival Ultrachrome HDR inks. Within the book there are twenty-one prints on archival substrates including Moenkopi Unryu Washi, Moenkopi Kozo Washi, Moab Slickrock pearlized metallic, translucent archival vellum and Lasal Exhibition Luster photographic paper. Each book is hand-cut, and hand-assembled in the artist’s studio. An added origami-like feature includes three oversize foldout prints in panoramic format (two are horizontal and one is vertical).
Each copy of Botanique ships with a signed 9" X 12" print of Harold Davis’ popular Red Poppies image, suitable for framing.
Botanique pricing and ordering information: The current price for Botanique is $750.00 (plus shipping and sales tax as applicable). There are two copies remaining at this price.
To place an order or for more information, please contact the studio at 510.528.9977 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Harold Davis: Harold Davis is a widely-recognized artist and a leading contemporary photographer. His work is commissioned, collected and exhibited widely.
Harold Davis is acknowledged as a Moab Master for his printmaking prowess. His work demonstrates that advances in the technology and craft of digital photography have created an entirely new medium that begins with photography and continues as digital art. This extraordinary imagery builds on the masterworks of the past while embracing revolutionary innovations in photography. Harold Davis's handcrafted digital botanical prints on Washi rice paper are particularly sought after. As Popular Photography Magazine observes, "Harold Davis's ethereal floral arrangements have a purity and translucence that borders on spiritual."
Harold Davis is the author of more than 30 bestselling books, including "Creating HDR Photos: The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Photography" (published by the Amphoto imprint of Random House) and "Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis" (published by Focal Press).
You can learn more about Harold Davis and his work at www.photoblog2.com.