photogram


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photogram

[′fōd·ə‚gram]
(graphic arts)
A design or pattern produced on regular photographic paper without the use of a negative or a lens system; opaque or transparent objects are assembled on the paper, and the paper is exposed to light and processed in the usual way.
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In her solo exhibition, Translucent Exposures, in the Foyle Gallery, photograms are displayed which record dark traces of
The units selected were sculpture, acrylic painting, jewelry-making, photograms and batiks.
The use of photograms, montages, and multiple printing all challenged the straight print and pictorialism.
Her photograms index these strange vessels as otherworldly shapes, warped by filters and rendered nearly ectoplasmic.
Yet it owes its strongest debt in terms of composition, color, and the evocation of cosmic weightlessness to a 1924 photogram that Moholy realized in several formats during his career: as a unique original photogram, a printed reproduction in numerous publications, an enormous exhibition enlargement, and finally a blown-up print that served as a background for a oneoff assemblage with a wooden frame, a metal rod, cardboard, and printed Plexiglas (the last of these was not on view).
Before applying the black paint, Krebber placed a couple of objects on the surface, producing a crude photogram (faux-togram?) effect.
The second gallery also introduced Hepworth's experiments with photography, via a photogram self-portrait, while wall text illuminated her interventionist approach to visually choreographing the way her sculpture was to be experienced through photographs she commissioned.
A more contemporary piece is a photogram of a Filipiniana top created without a camera by artist Neal Oshima.
The show captures the majesty and beauty of the Peruvian Amazon through the photogram, an ancient technique that involves the deployment of photosensitive paper between the foliage of the vegetation at night.
Once painted, the surface can be prepared with objects--like a photogram. For older students, you can present the origins of cyanotypes with artist-biologist, Anna Atkins, or introduce them to Man Ray's rayographs.
To have his portrait shot, Kasper stands in front of a unique, untitled early photogram from a series made from splashed water reacting chemically as a flash of light that exposes the photographic paper (Fig.