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Artwork of the Week

Artwork of the Week: November 21, 2022

Red Leaves
Jeannette Klute (1918-2009), 'Red Leaves', 1950-1960, dye transfer print, 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, gift of Michael and Joani Cannon, 2003.

A pioneer in the development of color photography, Jeannette Klute tested and developed the dye transfer process at the Eastman Kodak research laboratories. Always drawn to the outdoors, Klute specialized in detailed imagery of nature, ranging from lush landscapes to intimate “portraits” of flowers, ferns, and trees. Her innovative approach to using color has made her a major player in the development of creative photography. These red leaves show a colorful fall scenes.