Hope in the Field 5/10

Edition of 10 ~ 16×24 inches


  • From a limited edition of 10 archival photographs
  • Signed and numbered by artist Aaron Knight
  • Image: 16×24 inches/41×61 cm
  • Paper: 18×26 inches/46×66 cm


Outdoor nude art

This outdoor nude art photograph portrays a spontaneous moment that seems at once fleeting and timeless. This seems a moment that has vanished in time. Although, like a play on a stage, it’s also an illusion of something that never occurred. This composition celebrates a sense of discovery by mixing a lush scene with the female body in an exploration of light, color, and movement. This fictional world draws the view into the art nude by presenting a reality that is convincingly like our own, only more appealing. In this image, the subject lives forever in a frozen moment, a feeling of perfect timing, a concept that exists only in our minds.

Absorbed in her bucolic surroundings and late afternoon sunlight, Hope is captured in vivid tones of yellow and green. A gentle vignette of softly focused vegetation frames this outdoor art nude. Sometimes a serene location lies just a stone’s throw from the road. The sounds of civilization fading in the distance, Hope finds another reality full of lush yellow flowering plants waiting to be explored. An approaching sunset highlights the never-ending natural cycle of growth and decay.

The composition emphasizes her relation to nature in several ways. The framing does not center on her nude body. The woman is only partially shown and there is plenty of space around her figure. She interacts with her surroundings through her outstretched hand, while her gaze in the same direction implies her intent to further engage with the environment.

This outdoor nude art photograph has sold to collectors in Belgium, Canada, and the United States. This scene in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is comparable to a limited edition art nude photograph of the same woman at the ocean.

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