Barbara Ess, ‘ID, Please II’, 2019, Photography, Archival pigment print, Magenta Plains
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Barbara Ess

ID, Please II, 2019

Archival pigment print
81 1/2 × 10 3/25 in
207 × 25.7 cm
Editions 1-4 of 4
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$2,500 - 5,000
Location
New York
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Barbara Ess
American, b. 1948
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Barbara Ess is renowned for her haunting pinhole photographs and for performing in experimental bands in New York City’s 1980s and 90s downtown art scene. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Barbara Ess received a BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1969 and attended the London School of Film Technique in London in 1971. She is the founder and editor of the legendary mixed-media publication, Just Another Asshole, and has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Her work in photography, video, and sound deals with themes of boundaries, distance and separation—using unconventional methods to underline the subjective nature of experience and representation. Barbara Ess uses mediation in her photography as a means to investigate the relationship of personal experience to the manifest world, foregrounding looking itself, acknowledging the artifacts of representation, and embodying a sense of longing in that gaze.

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Barbara Ess is renowned for her haunting pinhole photographs and for performing in experimental bands in New York City’s 1980s and 90s downtown art scene. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Barbara Ess received a BA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1969 and attended the London School of Film Technique in London in 1971. She is the founder and editor of the legendary mixed-media publication, Just Another Asshole, and has exhibited her work in solo and group exhibitions worldwide. Her work in photography, video, and sound deals with themes of boundaries, distance and separation—using unconventional methods to underline the subjective nature of experience and representation. Barbara Ess uses mediation in her photography as a means to investigate the relationship of personal experience to the manifest world, foregrounding looking itself, acknowledging the artifacts of representation, and embodying a sense of longing in that gaze.

Barbara Ess

ID, Please II, 2019

Archival pigment print
81 1/2 × 10 3/25 in
207 × 25.7 cm
Editions 1-4 of 4
.
$2,500 - 5,000
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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