Robert Heinecken, ‘Cybill Shepherd/Phone Sex’, 1992, Hammer Museum
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Cybill Shepherd/Phone Sex, 1992

Dye bleach print on foamcore.
63 × 17 in
160 × 43.2 cm
Location
Los Angeles
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The Robert Heinecken Trust, Chicago. Courtesy Petzel Gallery, New York. © 2014 The Robert Heinecken Trust.
Robert Heinecken
American, 1931–2006
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Over five decades, Robert Heinecken's work as an artist and teacher radically expanded the reach of photography. A precursor to appropriation artists of the 1980s, Heinecken is known for series like the influential "Are You Rea" (1966-67), in which he used magazine pages placed on light tables to create unexpected juxtapositions of advertising and feature photography. Deemed a "para-photographer" for his unconventional processes and irreverent attitude, Heinecken typically worked from found images, transforming them through methods like lithography, etching, and direct-exposure photograms.

Robert Heinecken, ‘Cybill Shepherd/Phone Sex’, 1992, Hammer Museum
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About the work
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The Robert Heinecken Trust, Chicago. Courtesy Petzel Gallery, New York. © 2014 The Robert Heinecken Trust.
Robert Heinecken
American, 1931–2006
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Over five decades, Robert Heinecken's work as an artist and teacher radically expanded the reach of photography. A precursor to appropriation artists of the 1980s, Heinecken is known for series like the influential "Are You Rea" (1966-67), in which he used magazine pages placed on light tables to create unexpected juxtapositions of advertising and feature photography. Deemed a "para-photographer" for his unconventional processes and irreverent attitude, Heinecken typically worked from found images, transforming them through methods like lithography, etching, and direct-exposure photograms.

Cybill Shepherd/Phone Sex, 1992

Dye bleach print on foamcore.
63 × 17 in
160 × 43.2 cm
Location
Los Angeles
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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