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White Sands (Thalatha)

Edition of 5 ~ 24×36 inches


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  • From a limited edition of 5 archival photographs
  • Signed and numbered by artist Aaron Knight
  • Image: 24×36 inches/61×91 cm
  • Paper: 26×38 inches/66×97 cm


Nude woman in art

Depicted is a nude woman in art photography, rendered in black and white. She is in the desert, among blazing white sand that shines in the midday sun. A hard shadow under her body expresses the intensity and angle of the sun. A distant horizon, sloping down to the right with a sand dune, indicates the vastness of the uninhabited landscape.

This character, the nude woman in art, plays the central role in the composition. Her expression is one of raw emotion and concentration. She is well at ease in her performance.

This solitary protagonist appears defiant in the face of the harsh elements of this desolate environment. Her skin is textured with the same white sand as makes up the dune. Both her nude body and the landscape are both alive with the same glow of marble-bright gypsum. A dark sky, that approaches inky density near the top, adds drama by contrasting with the sand.

Faint freckles add a touch of credibility to her otherwise smooth and nearly flawless skin. Dark tones around her limbs help outline her figure and set her light complexion and fair hair apart from the foreground. Around her neck, a lace choker, similar in tone to her skin, adds subtle, elegant detail.