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Face Rock, Sunset
TitleFace Rock, Sunset
Artwork DescriptionA black and white photograph of a vast, dramatic seascape. Multiple rocks of different sizes and shapes lay across the wet sand. Dark clouds hover above. The intense contrast of the photograph was created by the selenium tone.
Description on ObjectStu Levy; 1994; #6; 15x19 inches; Face Rock, Sunset
NotesOregon Health & Science University (OHSU) was formed in 1974 as the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. It was renamed Oregon Health Sciences University in 1981 and took its current name in 2001, as part of a merger with the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology in Beaverton.

For a map of OHSU's Marquam Campus, see

LC SubjectPhotography
Outdoor Photography
Landscape photography
Nature photography
Photography, Artistic
Photography of clouds
Photography of water
AAT Subjectblack-and-white photography
toning (photography)
nature photography
gelatin silver prints
CreatorLevy, Stu
About the ArtistStu Levy photographs the surreal in nature. He not only photographs what his subject is, but he photographs "what else" his subject is (Unknown, 1991).
Artist URL
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is: Regional Arts & Culture. You may view their website at
Award Date(s)1995
Materials/Techniqueselenium toned silver gelatin print
Source Formatslide
Artwork SitePortland Oregon. Oregon Health and Science University. Main Campus
Site Address3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland Oregon
CountyMultnomah County, Oregon
Image Viewfull
Image Processing HistoryMaster tiff image captured at 4000 pixels across the long edge using SilverFast AI 6.0 software. Digital images in tiff format are archived and saved. Adobe Photoshop CS2 used to reorient and crop image, set and neutralize shadow and highlight points, adjust levels, contrast and sharpen as needed. Second production tiff saved. Color profile converted from Adobe RGB (1998) to sRGB IEC61966-2.1, resolution revised to 125 pixels, resize longer dimension to 875 pixels; save display jpeg at quality level 6.
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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