Central to hikers in the mountainous terrain surrounding Aspen, landscape is also the subject of large-scale color photographic prints by Ruud van Empel at Jackson Fine Art from Atlanta and Liz Nielsen at New York’s Miles McEnery Gallery. A master of digitally manipulated imagery, Van Empel’s panoramic Theatre #10 print portrays Alpine flowers, which are everywhere in the alpine town, perfectly presented in a sublime sky, while Nielsen captures imaginary mountain ranges at the colder time of the year. Her large-scale Ski Village, a unique camera-less photo, created by shining light through color gels on chromogenic paper that’s then developed in photo chemicals, illustrates mountains in winter, which points to the season when the area around Aspen becomes a ski paradise.

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