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Fresh ‘Electric Blossom’ Photos by Torkil Gudnason

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

I’ll glance out the window of my studio, and see a flower blooming in a most surprising place. Such a contrast—like magic. I think about how the flower got there and how it survives, how strong flowers are.—Torkil Gudnason

New York City based and Denmark born photographer, Torkil Gudnason, came to the United States in 1978 and immediately began working with and assisting photographers in the world of fashion. His most recent works explore the contemporary natural world through the use of exaggerated lighting and color within the context of the still life photography. An opening of this body of work, Electric Blossom, is currently on view at Edelman Arts in New York.

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

Torkil-Gudnason flower photography

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  • Greg

    To my eyes, gaudy and ugly.

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