De ahi la necesidad de la hipercomplejidad de los fotomontajes cibachrome
de formato grande a los que Matta-Clark recurre para orientarnos a traves de Office Baroque.
Another work by the artist, Office Baroque, is a Cibachrome
photograph made in 1977 in what was the former office of a shipping company in the port of Antwerp, that had gone out of business (broke).
The flowing, agitated line of Kasper's five Perinos and the Veronese seems to spill out into the adjoining corridor to the Dubuffets, a meandering ink and gouache by Brice Marden and to a work by Adam Fuss that records the unexpected results of placing rabbit entrails on to Cibachrome
Conservation status, cibachrome
photographs and relationships of some species are also included.
The works show a wide variety of printing methods including platinum/palladium, cibachrome
, cyanotype, gum bichromate, polaroid image transfers, copper plate photogravure, photopolymer engravings and gelatin silver prints.
He used a technique called Cibachrome
, which gives very rich, glossy images, a bit like Technicolor.
The resultant urban landscapes of chrome and glass office blocks, concrete open spaces, and complex traffic systems, are exposed over one another (not always in the same direction) and printed on cibachrome
--a high-quality paper not commonly used nowadays that gives a color image exceptional brilliance.
Above, Dorothy Wilding's photograph taken to mark the Queen's accession to the throne in 1952 * Eve Arnold's 1968 Cibachrome
print and, bottom, Dorothy Wilding's 1952 hand-coloured bromide print * Pietro Annigoni's 1969 oil painting, commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery * Justin Mortimer's 1998 oil on canvas, left, and Chris Levine's 2007 photographic portrait, Lightness of Being * Hiroshi Sugimoto's 1999 photograph of a wax mannequin of the Queen
In five Cibachrome
prints, Jesus' eleven disciples are black, Judas is white, and Cox herself stands in as Christ--nude, arms spread, direct in her gaze.
About 1969, he was visiting his brother in Los Angeles and encountered Cibachrome
, which was just then showing up in the United States.
Iranian artist Mitra Tabrizian's cibachrome
print City, London, which depicts business suit clad men and women in eerily staged scenes set in industrial or commercial venues devoid of human touch, is estimated at [pounds sterling]15,000-20,000.
Let me give a contentious but relevant example: Serrano's two foot high cibachrome
photograph of a crucifix in urine has a fashionable, chic gold-and-red appearance.