Mona Kuhn (Artist) Jacintha (Model) Mona Kuhn's latest series Acido Dorado takes its name from the high altitude desert at Joshua Tree in which the pictures are taken. The work is saturated with the light that is particular to SoCal. Kuhn's main focus is on the beautiful Jacintha who she has been photographing for the past ten years. This special relationship is evident throughout the exhibition. The tranquil ambience and Jacintha's sensual body add more mysteries to the photographs, which create a pathway for the viewers to reach a contemplative mental state. In addition, Mona's new book, Private, has just been published and the first print editions arrived at Edwynn Houk Gallery during the opening night. The book will be available at Amazon soon.
Images of work courtesy of the artist and gallery.
Photographs from the opening by Lena Vassiliou.
Interestingly, when Mona and Jacintha were asked about their favorite photograph in the exhibition, they gave different answers. Please refer to the two images below, the left one is Mona's favorite whereas the right one is Jacintha's.
Mona Kuhn and Elinor Carucci