Artwork copyright David Grant Best. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Willows and Morning Ride, Longacres Park, 1991
David Grant Best
(American, born 1950)
Location: Thorp School, Thorp
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
Willows and Morning Ride, Longacres Park is part of a series of photographs by artist David Grant Best called "Portrait of a Racetrack." The series documented the historic Longacres Park racetrack in Renton, Western Washington, which closed in 1992. This image was captured on an early spring morning. Best notes that the image "evokes a romantic atmosphere that could be a setting for a novel or movie."
This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with Thorp School District.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Northwest photographer David Grant Best composes images of the natural environment and rural communities. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Washington in 1972.
|Medium||Gelatin silver print|
|Dimensions||14 3/4 in x 18 3/4 in|
|Acquisition Method||Direct purchase|
|Artist Location||Washington, United States|