Morton Bartlett
American, 1909-1992
Selected exhibitions
2016
Julie Saul Gallery at The Photography Show 2016 | presented by AIPAD,
Julie Saul Gallery
2014
FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery at Outsider Art Fair New York 2014,
FRED.GIAMPIETRO Gallery
Disturbing Innocence,
The FLAG Art Foundation

A pioneer of staged photography, Morton Bartlett created and photographed uncannily lifelike dolls whose features expressed a range of emotions. Using a Brownie camera to photograph them in sets that he designed, Bartlett carved and painted the dolls in highly specific detail. “There is a kind of artificiality to …

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