Jerry Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann

Photo Synthesis

Book - 1992
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When Uelsmann began his career in the late 1950s, fine-art photography was dominated by the documentary tradition of Walker Evans and the purist aesthetic of Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, and the West Coast School. Today, the photomontage - the composite image generated in the darkroom by multiple printing technqiues that employ several negatives - has become an accepted art form, and Uelsmann is the modern master of it. This collection of the best of his images created over the past 35 years documents his seminal contribution to 20th century art. Uelsmann's technique of merging disparate images produces seamless, surreal compositions as emotionally and psychologically allusive as they are technically flawless.
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [1992]
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9780813011608
Branch Call Number: 779.092 Uelsmann
Characteristics: xiv, 114 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: Photo synthesis


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