04
Dec
12

William Klein : “Painted Contact Sheets” Series

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“The idea for the colour and graphics comes from the red lines
photographers put around their choices on a contact sheet.” W.K.

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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
20 x 24″
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William Klein
‘painted contact’ series
silver gelatin print with paint,
24 x 20″
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Klein returned to still photography in the 1980’s, ever progressive and unrelenting in his approach. Revisiting his work to that date, he made large-scale blow-ups of his photographic contact sheets, revealing on an unparalleled scale the frames before and after the decisive image. Liberally applying gloss brush strokes in bold colours to these mural-sized prints, Klein brought together key elements from his long career: graphic form, composition and colour from the early murals and paintings juxtaposed with ground-breaking fashion and street photos, along with the narrative and bold visual language of his experimental films. A defining moment where his unique vision came full circle. – Extract

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William Klein + Daido Moriyama : Tate Modern – Exhibition

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