On the gallery's back wall hung Kelly Kleinschrodt's restkonstellation I, 2017, a photogram
of minuscule shards of clear glass spread out against a dark field, the residue of a pulverized object memorialized into a shimmering image.
Deaccessioned from the Art Institute of Chicago, this photogram
, with its exquisite lavender and mauve coloration, was one of the earliest images made using the direct action of light.
, known as camera-less photography, was created by photographers in the early nineteenth century by placing objects on photographic paper and then exposing the assembly to light resulting in an engaging impression of the objects.
As for Moholy-Nagy, with whom we most associate the medium, Halliday is fascinated by the photogram
's ability to give an unusual perspective on the real.
Near them, another pair of students put the finishing touches on their photogram
Here we saw Rauschenberg working through a series of avant-garde strategies with great speed and intensity: the photogram
(executed with his then wife, Susan Weil), the monochrome (including Untitled [Black Painting] and the celebrated John Cage-influencing White Paintings, both 1951), and the Dada and Surrealist found object (as in "Scatole personali" [Personal Boxes], ca.
Several feature basic instruction such as: Setting up the Darkroom; Making a Photogram
; Developing Film; and Making a Contact Sheet and Enlargement.
Ei-Q (Sugita Hideo), a painter who turned to photography, was especially drawn to the photogram
, as in the Reason of Sleep series (1936), which recalls the photograms
of Man Ray.
* learn how to create a contact print and photogram
One of the pictures was a river scene at sunset done in oil pastels, while the other was a photogram
of two horses with chicken wire laid on top, which was purchased by the Texas Rice Festival office.
Caption: Above: Kelly Akashi, Cobalt Blue (Vertical Arrangement), 2016, C-prlnt photogram
, walnut frame, 20% x 16 x 1".
IV, 1904, BY LASZLO MOHOLY-NAGY (1895-1946), 1922.