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Image of Blue Pull with Filigree (Positive)

Blue Pull with Filigree (Positive)
Photograph

2002
102 x 22 in. (259.08 x 55.88 cm)

Ellen Carey (New York, New York, 1952 - )

Object Type: Photograph
Medium and Support: Color positive Polaroid diffusion transfer print on paper
Credit Line: Gift of Eileen and Howard Turner
Accession Number: 2004.29

SJMA Label Text


Inside Out: Selections from the Permanent Collection, November 20, 2004 - July 9, 2006, New Wing, Second Floor, South Metro A and Central Skylight Galleries, San José Museum of Art (2004-2006)

In 1834, William Henry Fox Talbot used the sun to expose an image on light-sensitive paper, thus inventing the photogram. To create her own brilliantly colored photograms, Ellen Carey treated light-sensitive photographic paper and placed it beneath hand-made constructions that block the light in bands of color. During the process of exposure the paper is rotated once so that the bands of light intersect to create a loose diamond pattern on the intensely-colored background.

Exhibition


Inside Out: Selections from the Permanent Collection, November 20, 2004 - July 9, 2006, New Wing, Second Floor, South Metro A and Central Skylight Galleries, San José Museum of Art.

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  • Image Dimensions: 102 x 22 in. (259.08 x 55.88 cm)

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