November 2013: I Love Photography It's Holiday Time ... Gift Ideas for Him, Her & Them Known for her truly unique photographs of books, maps and new


November 2013: I Love Photography


It's Holiday Time ... Gift Ideas for Him, Her & Them

Known for her truly unique photographs of books, maps and newspapers, Cara Barer's images happen by chance while others are created through purposeful experimentation.
Just in time for the holidays, Cara has added some wonderful new images to her original repertoire of work which you will find on the website.
Whether you're looking for a gift for a world traveler (maps), a bookworm (novels), an avid consumer of news (newspapers) or for a young child (book of fairy tales), Barer has transformed many of these daily objects into curious and wonderful works of art.

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Camille Seaman's photographs have received world wide attention and we have recently shipped them to London, Australia and Singapore!
Although equally popular and of equal strength and importance, the work from the Big Cloud and The Lovely Monster series is continuing -- for another 5 years - while the work from The Last Iceberg has ended and will be published in a monograph by Princeton Architectural Press in the Fall, 2014.

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The Lovely Monster Over the Farm 19:15CST, Lodgepole, NE

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Tracks Through the Field, Kansas

Deborah Parkin is the one to watch and is the gallery's "rising star".

Deborah says that she "has always been drawn to the theme of childhood, whether it has been recreating her own personal memories, making images of her children, recording their childhood or working with children using ancient photographic processes."

What better way to start your child's photography collection - give them a great gift - one of Deborah's photographs from the Memory series.


Boy Alone

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Several single images that are great gift ideas for anyone!

Cat Gwynn - Tri-Colors
Ellen Jantzen - In The Field of Gold
Danae Falliers - Wildflower21
Julie Sample - Breaking
Fran Forman -The Flyer & Catch a Shooting Star

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In the Field of Gold



Sample Julie Breaking Triptych 2013


Forman Fran TheFlyer 2012

The Flyer

Forman Fran Catch a Shooting Star 2013

Catch a Shooting Star

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Seldom Seen by George Tice

Books make great gifts and most of the artist's books that we have are first edition, and have the added feature of being signed. I have signed copies of Yousuf Karsh's 50 Year Retrospective, 1988, first edition; George Tice's most recent publication, Seldom Seen, and two signed copies of Roman Loranc's first book, Two Hearted Oak, also first edition. A handmade copy of Larry Vogel's book, Creativity: The Seeker's Journey can be completed by the holidays if you place your order now.

About the Susan Spiritus Gallery

The Susan Spiritus Gallery has been a leader in the field of fine art photography since 1976 handling the work of photographic luminaries, (Ansel Adams, Andre Kertesz, Roman Loranc and George Tice) popular contemporary artists, (Camille Seaman, Ellen Jantzen, Cara Barer, and Fran Forman) and emerging talent (Deborah Parkin, Mitchell Hartman and Tami Bone).

Known for its personalized service, the Southern California based gallery works with individuals, design professionals and corporations to address their specific needs. Whether a first time buyer or a prolific collector, the gallery has something for everyone. Art ranges in price, style and type including platinum, silver, hand-colored and digital. Commissions are also welcome.

Custom framing can be arranged. Artwork can be shipped anywhere in the world. For more information, please email or call 714.754.1286
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