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Chemigraphik Oxydationsprozess

Kilian Breier's chemically produced photograph is an example of the type of unique cameraless pictures for which he is known, beautifully balancing expressive freedom on the one hand and mechanical control on the other. Created in the darkroom by flowing layers of developer on a piece of...

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Inscription

LL mount, in graphite: Chemigrafik oxydationsprozess 1953-55; LR mount, in graphite, signature of the artist.

Provenance

PhotoArt GmbH, Hamburg, Germany; from whom purchased by MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by John and Olivia Parker

Copyright

© Kilian Breier

1953–55

Dimensions

Image: 39.37 x 30.48 cm (15 1/2 x 12 in.) Mount: 43.2 x 33.3 cm (17 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.777

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs