I was set to work with a model on some personal work and after I had my ideas worked out, I suddenly awakened one morning at 4am with the Andrew Wyeth painting, Christina's World on my mind. I hadn't seen the painting in years and had no particular affinity for it, but for some reason - there it was. I loved the idea, and decided to take a crack at a photographic homage of that great American painting.
The location I rented out for the shoot was on a hill and I wasn't even sure the topography and layout of the grounds would even accommodate the preconceived composition. Luckily, the roadway was in the ideal position and added a modern sense of desolation to the image.
The resultant image has been retouched very minimally and no other edits have been made other than some contrast control and slight vignette.