James Ravilious - Man-walking-with-dogs.jpg

Ravilious, James – Ravilious, James – With Dogs in the Snow

Photograph (1978). Ravilious manages to capture the ordinary moment, yet there is nothing commonplace or dull in his photographs. Ravilious instinctively knows that when people are in front of a camera they can tend towards the posed. But such was the trust he inspired in the people he photographed that his subjects find no need for preparation or preening. The moment captured is never overly prepared or arranged, cliché is avoided, and the ‘ordinariness’ becomes something more – the exploration of a unique instant. 

 

Size: Image 23.5 x 27.5; paper 33.0 x 44.0cm.

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Photograph (1978). Ravilious manages to capture the ordinary moment, yet there is nothing commonplace or dull in his photographs. Ravilious instinctively knows that when people are in front of a camera they can tend towards the posed. But such was the trust he inspired in the people he photographed that his subjects find no need for preparation or preening. The moment captured is never overly prepared or arranged, cliché is avoided, and the ‘ordinariness’ becomes something more – the exploration of a unique instant. 

 

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Frame Options

Print Only, Matt-Black: face/edge 12mm, Matt-White: face/edge 12mm, Matt-Grey: face/edge 12mm, English Oak: face/edge 10mm, Brushed Aluminium: face 8mm/edge 14mm

Artist

Ravilious, James