Untitled ; Siskind, Aaron; 1977:0017:0004

From

Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop

Name/Title

Untitled

About this object

Aaron Siskind was an American photographer who documented depression era New York City and is credited with influencing the abstract expressionist movement of the 20th century.

Siskind's abstract photographs from the late 1940s and early 1950s reject the third dimension and belie the notion that photography was tied exclusively to representation. This image is an untitled work and is a close cropped view of rock abstractions.

Maker

Siskind, Aaron

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

Mounted photograph

Medium and Materials

Gelatin Silver Print

Measurements

Image: 42 x 30.2 cm
Overall: 61.1 x 50.9 cm

Subject and Association Keywords

20th Century Photography

Subject and Association Keywords

gelatin silver

Subject and Association Keywords

rock

Credit Line

Estate of Barbara Blondeau

Object Type

Photograph

Object number

1977:0017:0004

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