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James Welling

Untitled, 2017

Inkjet on paper
10 × 15 in
25.4 × 38.1 cm
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The Kitchen

Courtesy of the Artist and David Zwirner.

James Welling’s Untitled photograph relates to his most …

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Courtesy of the Artist and David Zwirner.

James Welling’s Untitled photograph relates to his most recent series, Choreograph, which takes up his longtime interest in capturing dance, first sparked after seeing the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance in 1970. To compose these images, Welling employs a digital …

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Courtesy of the Kitchen and the Artist.
James Welling
American, b. 1951
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James Welling has consistently pushed the limits of documentary and abstract photography, reinventing the medium in the process. Experimenting with materials such as draperies, pastry dough, and window screens, Welling’s abstract works play with dimension and color to engage the physiological capabilities of the human eye. To create his photograms, Welling dispenses with the camera altogether, using light and color filters to imprint images directly on to the film, as he did for the chromatically brilliant series Flowers (2004-2011).

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About the work
The Kitchen

Courtesy of the Artist and David Zwirner.

James Welling’s Untitled photograph relates to his most …

Read more

Courtesy of the Artist and David Zwirner.

James Welling’s Untitled photograph relates to his most recent series, Choreograph, which takes up his longtime interest in capturing dance, first sparked after seeing the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performance in 1970. To compose these images, Welling employs a digital …

Read more
Medium
Photography
Signature
Recto
Image rights
Courtesy of the Kitchen and the Artist.
James Welling
American, b. 1951
Follow

James Welling has consistently pushed the limits of documentary and abstract photography, reinventing the medium in the process. Experimenting with materials such as draperies, pastry dough, and window screens, Welling’s abstract works play with dimension and color to engage the physiological capabilities of the human eye. To create his photograms, Welling dispenses with the camera altogether, using light and color filters to imprint images directly on to the film, as he did for the chromatically brilliant series Flowers (2004-2011).

James Welling

Untitled, 2017

Inkjet on paper
10 × 15 in
25.4 × 38.1 cm
Bidding closed
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