Afterword by Julian Schnabel, Text by Adam Lindemann, Foreword by Gerry Lopez, Photographed by Daniel Fuller
Sensual, meditative, and powerfully evocative photographic studies of the ocean by professional surfer Danny Fuller.
Danny Fuller's work as a photographer and artist is best understood through his thirty years as a professional surfer. Fuller who is known for riding the waves of North Shore Oahu's famous Pipeline and Maui's treacherous Jaws sees and experiences the ocean in ways intimate and infinite.
Fuller's nocturnal seascapes of the worlds most savage and beautiful waves, all captured exclusively by moonlight with slow exposures, share the soulful beauty of the ocean, in meditative, painterly studies of subtle changes of light and color. In the tradition of artists drawn to the sea for inspiration, Fuller expresses a surfer's deep spiritual connection to the ocean and to the meaning of consequence in surfing. The sensual allure of blue mixed with the ominous presence of water, whose scale is epic, reminds us just how minuscule and insignificant we are relative to the powers of the sea.
About The Author
Daniel Fuller, born in Hanalei, Hawaii, is an American professional surfer, model, photographer, and filmmaker. His work as a photographer and artist is best understood through his thirty years as a surfer and eighteen years as a professional big wave specialist. His work has been exhibited at Venus Over Los Angeles, LA, Dirt Gallery, Wainscott, NY, Murphy and Dine Gallery, New York, Known Gallery, LA, and the RVCA Gallery, San Francisco. Gerry Lopez, aka "Mr. Pipeline," is an American professional surfer and shaper, and the author of the book Surf Is Where You Find It. Adam Lindemann is an American art writer, art collector, and gallerist. His galleries include Venus Over Manhattan and South Etna in Montauk, New York. Julian Schnabel is an acclaimed American painter and award-winning filmmaker.