May 29, 2018

Angkor #26, Ta Prohm

Angkor #26, Ta Prohm


Kenro Izu

(Japanese, 1949-)

Platinum-palladium print

Image: 33 x 48.4 cm (13 x 19 1/16 in.); Paper: 42 x 55.2 cm (16 9/16 x 21 3/4 in.)

Gift of Tom E. Hinson and Diana S. Tittle 2017.229

Edition: print no.16



Ta Prohm is one of the temples that comprise Angkor Wat, a massive religious monument in Cambodia begun in the 1100s and largely abandoned during the 1700s. While some of Angkor has been extensively restored, Ta Prohm has not. Izu uses a historic technique, platinum/palladium, to suggest Western explorer’s discovery of the site and a super large-format camera to immerse the viewer in the image.

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