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Peter C. Brandt

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Success 9W57, 2001 Archival Inkjet Pigment 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt
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Cooper Sq-Gwathney R-y, 2007 Pigment Archival Inkjet 13x19 & 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt
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Glass Towers MultiColor, 2004 Pigment Archival Inkjet 13x19 & 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt
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Gwathney Cooper Refflect yr, 2007 Pigment Archival Inkjet 13x19 & 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt
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Clockface, 2005 Photography 24x36 © Peter C. Brandt 2005
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Managua bandshell, 2009 Photography 19"X13" © Peter C. Brandt 2009
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Miami Blu, 2009 Photography 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2009
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BofA Miami, 2009 Photography 13"X19", 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2009
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NYTimes insideiut, May 2010 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19", 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2010
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Tampa Museum of Art, April 2010 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19", 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2010
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IVA, Feb.2010 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19", 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2010
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Flying Office, August 2010 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19", 24"X36" And Larger Upon Request © Peter C. Brandt 2010
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Tower 49 in B/W, aug 2008 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19", 24"X36" And Larger Upon Request © Peter C. Brandt 2010
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Zoom, August 2010 Archival Inkjet Matte Print 13"X19' And 24"X36"
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Rain scupper over front door, Oct. 2004 Photography 4x4 © Peter C. Brandt
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Grace in B/W, 2010 B/W Inkjet Archival Print 13"X19", 24"X36" And Up © Peter C. Brandt ©2010
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Whale-tail info kiosk, April 2011 Archival Inkjet, Matte Prints 24"X36" © Peter C. Brandt 2011
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Prints on the wall, April 2012 Inkjet Archival 40"X60" © ©Peter C. Brandt 2012
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me talking about the image, April 5th 2012 Archival Inkjet Prints 40"X60" © ©Peter C. Brandt2112
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© ©Peter C. Brandt2012
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CitiCenter-60, 2011 Digital Photography 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt 2011
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CitiCenter-24bw, 2011 Digital Photography 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt 2011
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CitiCenter-49bw, 2011 Digital Photography 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt 2011
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CitiCenter-52, 2011 Digital Photography 24x36 Inches © Peter C. Brandt 2011
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Red @55W46, April 2014
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Queenboro Bridge Symbol, 2015
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Willy's Hood Photography Whatever Size U Need © ©petercbrandt2012
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Hamburg Germany
Birth year
1947
Lives in
Manhattan
Works in
Bearsville & Manhattan
Schools
Tags
graphic-design, conceptual, modern, photography, digital, exhibition/performance, design, photo
Address
370 Riverside Drive
apt 10A
10025 new York, NY
NY
US
Statement

Art Statement:      Why do I paint my architectural photographs ?

I have always loved paintings and have admired painters like Monet, Mondrian, Rudolf Bauer and Wassily Kandinsky, as well as other classical realists like Rembrandt, Vermeer, and the Hudson School of Art, like Fredrick Church, Thomas Cole, and  Alber Bierstadt.

When I discovered photography during my High School time, I concentrated on photographing, darkroom procedures, and experimenting. This was my laboratory! All thanks to my previous teachers: Mr. Ross and my chemistry teacher Mr. Williams.
After learning a procedure, I broke the rules and did things way off, like printing negatives onto 4x5 litho film as my final image, processing the litho film in print developer for only 45 seconds. Also, I used bleach (Potassium Ferrocyinide) to alter contrast, highlight certain details and even make color tones in the overall image.

During this time of photographic discovery, I loved going to museums to admire and to study the paintings. I looked at the composition, propping, the lighting, and mood. With the realist paintings, I often tried to imagine myself, there in the paintings. Abstract paintings are attracted to me by instinct, I either feel its' message or I don't.

I didn’t realize I was creating “a body of work” when I photographed abstract things. But I did this from the beginning of my photography. I was in NYC in my 40’s when I saw other photographers showing their personal projects in slide shows. Then I realized, that I had another “body of work” as well. At that time, I thought my 'body of work' was only my portfolio of previous photography jobs, of what I showed my clients.

It was about 1999 that I discovered the idea of painting on top of my photographs with a computer. I was experimenting as an exercise to find something new, and this idea stuck with me. I remember at the time of discovery, I felt guilty for having so much fun.
I do it with joy. The colors reflect my mood at the time of painting. Some tell me they like my softer color use, however; bright colors reflect my happiness, positive moments and perhaps a vigorous approach that speaks more about my personality.

I try to put my mind at rest, turn-off my analytical mind, and just paint by instinct.....but they all start with that basic abstract vision.

Architectural Art !