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Joyce Tenneson - Luminous Being
Joyce Tenneson
Luminous Being
Infused Dyes Sublimated on Aluminium
c. 1990s, Printed 2015
44 x 38 1/2 inches

Signed, dated, and edition on artist's label on verso. (edition of 10)

Joyce Tenneson - Woman with Wrapped Head Glowing
Joyce Tenneson
Woman with Wrapped Head Glowing
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
c. 1990s,Printed 2014
42 x 31 inches

Signed, dated, and "artist proof" on verso from an edition of five.

Joyce Tenneson - Woman and Glowing Skirt
Joyce Tenneson
Woman and Glowing Skirt
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
32 x 41 inches

Signed, dated, and "artist proof" on verso from an edition of five.

Joyce Tenneson - Woman Holding Clouds on Back
Joyce Tenneson
Woman Holding Clouds on Back
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
c. 1990s,Printed 2014
42 x 35 1/2 inches

Signed, dated, and "artist proof" on verso from an edition of five.

Joyce Tenneson - Blooming Tree
Joyce Tenneson
Blooming Tree
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
2011, printed 2015
48 x 48 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Apple Tree
Joyce Tenneson
Apple Tree
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
2011, printed 2015
36 x 47 1/2 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned A/P on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Two Trees
Joyce Tenneson
Two Trees
Infused Dyes Sublimated on Aluminium
2011, printed 2015
44 x 35 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/10 on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Birch Trees
Joyce Tenneson
Birch Trees
Infused Dyes Sublimated on Aluminium
2011, printed 2015
42 x 37 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/10 on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Two Cone Trees
Joyce Tenneson
Two Cone Trees
Mixed Media Composite Photograph with Gold Leaf
2012
20 1/8 x 14 5/8 Inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/3 on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Versailles V
Joyce Tenneson
Versailles V
Mixed Media Composite Photograph with Gold Leaf
2012
16 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/3 on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Paulina
Joyce Tenneson
Paulina
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 5/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Dasha
Joyce Tenneson
Dasha
Archival Pigment Photograph Face-mounted to Plexiglass
1998, printed 2013
48 x 38 inches

Signed, dated, and artist proof on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Nadya
Joyce Tenneson
Nadya
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 13/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Suzanne and Snake 1
Joyce Tenneson
Suzanne and Snake 1
Archival Pigment Photograph
1991, printed 2013
40 x 30 inches

Signed and editioned 1/5 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Suzanne and Snake 2
Joyce Tenneson
Suzanne and Snake 2
Archival Pigment Photograph
1991, printed 2013
40 x 30 inches
Joyce Tenneson - Contortion
Joyce Tenneson
Contortion
Archival Pigment Photograph
1990, Printed 2013
40 x 30 inches
Joyce Tenneson - Angel and Lit Wings
Joyce Tenneson
Angel and Lit Wings
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 2/20 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Bound Figure
Joyce Tenneson
Bound Figure
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 5/20 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Woman Dreaming
Joyce Tenneson
Woman Dreaming
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 5/20 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Sleeping Beauty
Joyce Tenneson
Sleeping Beauty
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 3/20 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Suzanne and Chair
Joyce Tenneson
Suzanne and Chair
Archival Digital Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
c. 1990s,Printed 2014
29 x 25 Inches

Signed, dated, and "artist proof" on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Poppy Bouquet
Joyce Tenneson
Poppy Bouquet
Archival Pigment Photograph
2000, Printed 2013
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 8/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Three Chinese Lanterns
Joyce Tenneson
Three Chinese Lanterns
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
c. 2004, printed 2015
48 x 48 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/10 on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Dogwood
Joyce Tenneson
Dogwood
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed and editioned 5/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Red Poppy
Joyce Tenneson
Red Poppy
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 7/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Two Mango Lilies
Joyce Tenneson
Two Mango Lilies
Archival Pigment Print Face Mounted to Plexiglass
c. 2004, printed 2015
43 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned 1/10 on label affixed on verso.

Joyce Tenneson - Poppy (Orange and Yellow)
Joyce Tenneson
Poppy (Orange and Yellow)
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed, titled and editioned 8/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson - Tulips
Joyce Tenneson
Tulips
Archival Pigment Photograph
30 x 24 inches

Signed and editioned 3/25 on recto.

Joyce Tenneson: Luminous Being

9/23/17 – 10/14/17

Joyce Tenneson's photographic portraits have both an element of mythology and a spiritual dimension. Interested in discovering the archetypes of our being, her signature images “allow others to reveal and celebrate aspects of themselves that are usually hidden.” She was born in Weston, Massachusetts on May 29, 1945. Her childhood was spent living on the grounds of the convent her parents worked on. Joyce describes the environment she grew up in as mysterious- “something out of Fellini”- yet filled with symbolism, ritual, and beauty; Aspects that are evident in her portraiture and visions of nature. With intense luminosity, Joyce’s work embodies a soul that brings her photographs to life.

Tenneson is among the most respected photographers and teachers of our time, and has been described critically as "one of America's most interesting portrayers of the human character." She earned her master’s degree from George Washington University and her work has been shown in over 150 exhibitions worldwide. Part of numerous private and public museum collections, her photographs have also appeared on countless covers for magazines such as Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. She is also a much sought-after personal portrait photographer with clients spanning the globe. Tenneson is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award, for best-applied photography. In addition, she has been named "Photographer of the Year" by the international organization, Women in Photography. A recent poll conducted by American Photo Magazine voted Tenneson among the ten most influential women photographers in the history of photography. She currently resides in Maine.