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BARBARA KASTEN´s (US 1936) photographs do not narrate and document stories, instead, they are a “print” of the abstract features of light and shadow.

What makes Barbara Kasten’s position so exceptionally relevant is that her abstract pictures are based on the real construction of expansive installations in front of the camera. Thus, in the early 1970s, she already crossed genre-specific borders …

BARBARA KASTEN´s (US 1936) photographs do not narrate and document stories, instead, they are a “print” of the abstract features of light and shadow.

What makes Barbara Kasten’s position so exceptionally relevant is that her abstract pictures are based on the real construction of expansive installations in front of the camera. Thus, in the early 1970s, she already crossed genre-specific borders between sculpture, painting and installation, something which strongly connects her work with the approach of he young generation of artists.

In the early 1970s, Barbara Kasten began experimenting …

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