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Chris McCaw

Sunburned GSP #454 (Mexico), 2010

Unique gelatin silver paper negative
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
This is a unique work.
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About the work
Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2019

Chris McCaw’s practice is rooted in the history of photography even as it pushes the medium in new …

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Chris McCaw’s practice is rooted in the history of photography even as it pushes the medium in new directions. In McCaw’s iconic Sunburn series, the lenses in the artist’s handmade cameras function as magnifying glasses, allowing the sun to literally burn a path across light-sensitive negatives. His Poly-optic and …

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Courtesy of the artist and Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Chris McCaw
American, b. 1971
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Returning to the roots of photography, Chris McCaw builds his own large-format cameras, trains his …

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Returning to the roots of photography, Chris McCaw builds his own large-format cameras, trains his lens on his family, land, sky, and sea, and produces unique, direct contact prints. Working in series, he has documented his grandparents’ farm and his family’s travels. With their rich gradation of black-and-white tones …

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About the work
Headlands Center for the Arts: Benefit Auction 2019

Chris McCaw’s practice is rooted in the history of photography even as it pushes the medium in new …

Read more

Chris McCaw’s practice is rooted in the history of photography even as it pushes the medium in new directions. In McCaw’s iconic Sunburn series, the lenses in the artist’s handmade cameras function as magnifying glasses, allowing the sun to literally burn a path across light-sensitive negatives. His Poly-optic and …

Read more
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Chris McCaw
American, b. 1971
Follow

Returning to the roots of photography, Chris McCaw builds his own large-format cameras, trains his …

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Returning to the roots of photography, Chris McCaw builds his own large-format cameras, trains his lens on his family, land, sky, and sea, and produces unique, direct contact prints. Working in series, he has documented his grandparents’ farm and his family’s travels. With their rich gradation of black-and-white tones …

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Chris McCaw

Sunburned GSP #454 (Mexico), 2010

Unique gelatin silver paper negative
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed