Gloucester 1 Massachusetts by Aaron Siskind
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Gelatin silver print trimmed to image and flush mounted to board
Dated and annotated "Happy New Year! 1957 Cathy & Aaron" in ink, au verso
Published in Darkroom2, by Lustrum Press, 1978
Provenance: Phillips, Toronto, 1979
Printed circa 1956
- Aaron Siskind was an influential educator whose earliest works were in the area of documentary photography. As his practice developed, he found an affinity for the Abstract Expressionists, whose concepts are reflected in his later output.
Links: Aaron Siskind Foundation; Wikipedia.
- This photograph is significant as it is one of only a handful of images that bridge the gap between Siskind’s two main styles. It is an early print, trimmed flush to the edge of the board it is mounted upon.