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I began collecting these baseballs in the winter of 2004-2005. Discovered in the park near my house, they had gone unnoticed by others, sometimes for years, if not decades. Abject, rejected and forlorn, they all hinted at mysterious pasts. Although I knew that one day I would photograph my burgeoning collection, most sat along a shelf in my studio for more than a year before the work started. I finally decided to photograph them with a deep depth of field, revealing, as much as I could, their distinct identities. This is an ongoing project.
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Don Hamerman was born in New York City sometime last mid-century, and now works out of his studio in Connecticut. His baseball photographs are in numerous private and corporate collections, as well as The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. They've appeared on book covers, in magazines such as Communication Arts and Elle, newspapers including the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph of London, and have been featured on many (many many) websites including Time Magazine’s “Lightbox,” NPR’s “Picture Show,” and DesignObserver.com.
When Don’s not photographing baseballs, he works as a commercial photographer.
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- Hand-crafted black or white wooden frame, fitted with UV plexi
- White, archival, Made-to-Measure Mat. Your artwork will either be matted or floated depending on artist’s specifications. Note: Artwork 24”x 36” & larger will be framed to edge (no mat).
- Expertly finished with hanging wires, protective backing archival sleeve for certificate of authenticity, and wall-friendly footers.
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