Artist's Books > Empire Builder

Empire Builder by Tony Bellaver is chapter in an ongoing Photo-Graphic novel about America's desire for wealth and success driven by the 19th century concept of Manifest Destiny. All photographs taken with a vintage medium format Ziess Ikon bellows camera. Each image is a montage utilizing in-camera double exposure technique withKodak Tmax 400 film.
Contact printed Platinum/Palladium prints, hand cut text, gold leaf on Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag Fine Art Paper. 6 ¾ x 9 ¾ x 3/8”, 6 ¾ x 52 x 6” open, 6 pages.
Tony Bellaver