Piece description from the artist
Gourds – sidewalk decoration – Thanksgiving
Robert Ullmann earned his B.F.A. from the Juilliard School in 1979. His influences started with painters, and moved to photographers of the 30’s and 40’s including "Edward Weston":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Weston , "Ansel Adams":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansel_Adams , "Roy DeCarava":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Decarava , "Dorothea Lange":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dorothea_Lange and others. Ullman's fine art photography clients include McGill University, HarperCollins, Columbia Law School and the Encyclopedia Britannica.