The limited edition of 100 (plus five artist proofs) is an archival pigment print, featuring a 8×8” image on 12×10” Epson Hot Press Natural paper. Each print is printed, signed and numbered by the artist. Spiral Staircase, Charbonnet House, 2006 is almost sold out in its regular size series and is being reprinted in this exclusive edition for PhotoNOLA.
"Stairways have always intrigued me, not just for their design, but for what they symbolize. The stair is a passageway into the building, inviting you into the unseen corridors and chambers above. It is the building’s spine and is frequently it’s most graceful element. Pure architectural form, inherently beautiful even without the embellishment of furnishings or artwork". – Richard Sexton
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Richard Sexton is a fine art and media photographer whose work has been published and exhibited worldwide. His images have been published in magazines such as Abitare, Archetype, Harper’s, Photographer’s Forum, and View Camera. His most recent book, Creole World (The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2014) is the thirteenth book he has authored, co-authored, or photographed, and is now in its second printing. Previous titles include New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana’s Historic Pointe Coupee Parish (LSU Press, 2012) and a monograph, Terra Incognita: Photographs of America’s Third Coast, (Chronicle Books, 2007). Chronicle Books also published the best selling New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence (1993) and Vestiges of Grandeur: The Plantations of Louisiana’s River Road (1999).
Sexton has had major exhibitions at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, the Walter Anderson Museum of Art, the Polk Museum of Art, the Pensacola Museum of Art, and the Southeast Museum of Photography, The Historic New Orleans Collection, Frost Art Museum, Meadows Museum of Art and the Hilliard University Art Museum.
Sexton’s photographs are included in the holdings of The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, LSU Museum of Art, Polk Museum of Art, Frost Art Museum, Pensacola Museum of Art, Southeast Museum of Photography, and numerous private collections. In 2014 Richard Sexton received the Michael P. Smith Award for Documentary Photography from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Also in 2014, Richard was included in the American Illustrator-American Photographer Latin American Fotografia 3 Awards Annual.
Sexton is represented by A Gallery for Fine Photography in New Orleans, Samantha Richter in Nashville, Tenn., whitespace gallery in Atlanta, Ga., and Jennifer Hunt in Birmingham, Ala.
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