STADIUM GREETING, Robert F. Kennedy, Clyde Keller 1968 Photo

$155.00



Robert F. Kennedy Photo Collection

"STADIUM GREETING"
Oregon Campaign, May 18, 1968
Rally held at Eugene, Oregon

16x20 Inch Archival Giclee Print, true archival print, 150+ years
Satin Paper, Pigmented Inks
Image Dimensions @ 12x18 Inches with white border
Signed/Titled and Dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in Archival Sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $280.00

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11x14 or 12x18 inch Fuji Crystal Archive photographic print(s)
Lustre Paper, fade resistant for over 20 years
Image dimensions @9x13.5 or 11x16.5 inches with white border
Signed/Titled and dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in archival sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $155.00 and $195.00

NOTE: The printed copyright information appearing on the web display print, is removed for your purchase print.

My documentary photo captures the special repoire Robert Kennedy held with many groups of people. RFK was enroute to the University of Oregon where he gave a speech to several thousand students entitled, American Foreign Policy, Vietnam and Nationalism. Radiance of his personality, his charisma and his message all combined into one cloth. This was a palpable radiance that could be seen, touched and felt. Robert is shown connecting with a group who gathered to both meet and hear him at the University of Oregon Stadium in Eugene, Oregon on May 18, 1968. His outreach connected repeatedly wherever he appeared during his last few weeks in response to his energy and profound message.

The photograph was taken with a motorized Nikon and a 55mm Micro Nikkor, a personal favorite for crowd photography. Exposures were made on Kodak Tri-X B&W film.

Following in the footsteps of his brother, President John F. Kennedy, he renounced the unworkable dogmas that held both Russia and the U.S. in seemingly intractable positions. Robert embraced peaceful coexistence in an era of militarism and like his brother was receptive to a standing down from armed rivalry with Russia. As visionaries the Kennedys stood for ideals that could not only lead to peaceful coexistence but transcend the antagonisms generated by opposing social systems.

Selected by the RFK Center for Human Rights and the New York Transit Authority for use in a promotion (Fall 2008/Television PSA) for changing the name of the Triborough Bridge to the RFK Bridge.


"Mr. Keller's photographs document America at the very highest level of photographic arts. To be in the moment of Whistle Stop, though the lens of Mr. Keller is to connect with history in a beautiful way. The print was exquisite, the service and responsiveness of Mr. Keller truly outstanding. Mr. Keller's archive is arguably the best value available on the web for the serious photography lover\collector." Washington DC Photographer, William Boling


"Stadium Greeting" Copyright 2006 by Clyde Keller

ABOUT CLYDE KELLER:

Hi, I'm a photographer and artist selling my fine art prints at this website as well as clydekellerphoto.etsy.com.

My work is sold as Fine Art Giclee (inkjet) prints or fade resistant Fuji Crystal Archive (photographic) prints.

Clyde is known internationally for his historic photographs of Robert F. Kennedy. His RFK images are featured in Rory Kennedy's documentary film, "ETHEL" which debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights has recently acquired key images from Clyde's RFK portfolios for their collection. Historic photos of author Ken Kesey, William Burroughs and actor Bill Murray are featured in Mark Christensen's book Acid Christ. Clyde's portrait of actor/director Warren Beatty is the cover photo for Peter Biskind's, Star. Several vintage documentary images appear in a new NFL films project, entitled, "Fearsome Foursome" as well as Dan Forrer's upcoming HBO documentary film centering on the birth of Hip Hop music. The Seattle Museum of History and Science now features his vintage Seattle skyline panoramas. His regional portraits of surviving pioneer families (and characters) appear in several new books, periodicals and webzines, including Ken Bilderback's, Creek with No Name, a new soft cover about the history of Cherry Grove, Oregon.

Clyde is the grandson of Clyde Leon Keller, (1872-1962) an important Oregon-based Plein-Air Impressionist Painter. His portfolios can be viewed at www.clydekeller.com.

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