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Cayo Costa #3

 

Cayo Costa #3 is a black and white photograph of a beach.
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Artist:  Clyde Butcher

Title:  "Cayo Costa #3"

Medium:  Photograph - Black and White

Size:  40" x 63"

Year Installed:  1994

Venue:  Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport

 *email Jody Leshinsky to view by appointment only

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Description

This large gelatin silver print, from an edition of 5/100, depicts a beautiful tropical beach of Cayo Costa, that the artist used a large format camera to capture. The photograph is displayed at the Aviation Administration Building. Viewing is by appointment only.

 

Artist Statement

"Wilderness to me is a spiritual necessity. When my son was killed by a drunk driver, it was to the wilderness that I fled in hope of regaining my serenity and equilibrium. The mysterious spiritual experience of being close to nature helped to restore my soul. It was during that time, I discovered the intimate beauty of Florida. My experience reinforced my sense of dedication to use my art form of photography as an inspiration for others to work together to save places of spiritual sanctuary for future generations."