Heliograms July 8, 1876 / October 16, 2011

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Object Details

Title:

Heliograms July 8, 1876 / October 16, 2011

Artist/Maker:

Lisa Oppenheim (American, born 1975)

Culture:

American

Place:

United States, North America (Place created)

Date:

2011

Medium:

Metallic toned prints exposed to sunlight

Dimensions:

30 × 27.9 cm (11 13/16 × 11 in.)

Copyright:

© Lisa Oppenheim

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One of a suite of photographs made as part of the artist's Heliograms series (2011). Each print was exposed at a different time of the same day using the same copy negative of a glass positive photograph dating from 1876. Each suite of prints is installed in a row that includes blank spaces to indicate times when the artist was unable to make exposures.

Provenance
2011 - 2014

Created in 2011 by the artist, Lisa Oppenheim, American, born 1975, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum through The Approach, London, 2014.

Exhibitions
Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography (April 14 to September 6, 2015)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 14 to September 6, 2015