Les Mystères de la chambre noir: Photographic Surrealism, 1920-1950
On view June 5 – July 28, 2017
|Ubu Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of photographic images by thirty-three avant-garde artists who experimented with surrealist methods. Utilizing techniques including photomontage, multiple exposures, combined negatives, brülage, photograms and the disarming juxtaposition of disparate images, the artists created unsettling realities. The artists embraced photography as a new medium in the 20th century in part because of the credibility of photography; the idea that the camera does not lie, lent itself to challenging our assumptions about reality.|
|Denise Bellon, Mannequin par André Masson Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme, Paris, January 17-February 24, 1938, Vintage gelatin silver print, 9 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches (24.8 x 23.8 cm), Stamped on verso|
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