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John Chiara

Rector Street at Broadway, Variation 2, 2018

Negative Chromogenic Photograph
50 × 40 in
127 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
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New York
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About the work
Medium
Photography
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and Dated Verso in Pencil
Frame
Not included
John Chiara
American, b. 1971
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John Chiara is an experimental photographer who makes unique works by directly manipulating photosensitive paper. Chiara always believed that too much was lost in the final photograph because of the enlargement processes in the darkroom. In 1995, he was working primarily with making contact prints with large-format negatives, but in subsequent years he developed equipment and processes that allowed him to make large-scale, color, positive photographic images without the use of film. The largest of his devices is a field camera that is large enough for Chiara to enter; he attaches the paper to this camera’s back wall and uses his hands and body to burn and dodge the image instinctively. Chiara’s developing process often leaves anomalies in the resulting images, which he embraces.

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About the work
Medium
Photography
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and Dated Verso in Pencil
Frame
Not included
John Chiara
American, b. 1971
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John Chiara is an experimental photographer who makes unique works by directly manipulating photosensitive paper. Chiara always believed that too much was lost in the final photograph because of the enlargement processes in the darkroom. In 1995, he was working primarily with making contact prints with large-format negatives, but in subsequent years he developed equipment and processes that allowed him to make large-scale, color, positive photographic images without the use of film. The largest of his devices is a field camera that is large enough for Chiara to enter; he attaches the paper to this camera’s back wall and uses his hands and body to burn and dodge the image instinctively. Chiara’s developing process often leaves anomalies in the resulting images, which he embraces.

John Chiara

Rector Street at Broadway, Variation 2, 2018

Negative Chromogenic Photograph
50 × 40 in
127 × 101.6 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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