Robert Heinecken, ‘Recto/Verso #2’, 1988, Hammer Museum
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Recto/Verso #2, 1988

Silver dye bleach print.
8 5/8 × 7 7/8 in
21.9 × 20 cm
Location
Los Angeles
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Photography
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The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Winter Fund. © 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, ‘Recto/Verso #2’, 1988, Hammer Museum
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About the work
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The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Winter Fund. © 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.

Recto/Verso #2, 1988

Silver dye bleach print.
8 5/8 × 7 7/8 in
21.9 × 20 cm
Location
Los Angeles
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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