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Further Information on Abstract Photography

BookThe Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography by Lyle Rexer

The-Edge-of-Vision-Abstract-PhotographyThe first book in English to document the phenomenon of Abstract Photography and to put it into historical context. Author Lyle Rexer examines abstractions with illustrated history of the topic, explores a multitude of photographers-Edward Weston, Aaron Siskind, Barbara Kasten, Ellen Carey and James Welling. The book also throws light the works of many contemporary artists -most prominently Penelope Umbrico, Michael Flomen, and Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. Interviews with key practitioners and critics of the subject.

Interview With Lyle Rexer

This clip is part of the series of video interviews including the curator, Lyle Rexer, and artists from the exhibition on view at Aperture Gallery, “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography” from May 15 to July 16, 2009.

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