Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation – 25 (1957) by Aaron Siskind

Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation - 25 - Aaron Siskind - 1957

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TitlePleasures and Terrors of Levitation - 25
ArtistAaron Siskind
Date1957
Art MovementAbstract Expressionism
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About Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation - 25

Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation – 25 is a photograph by Aaron Siskind, an American photographer famous for his images that transform surfaces into abstract forms. The photograph was created in 1957 and is a gelatin silver print measuring 27.9 x 26.4cm (11 x 10 3/8 in.). The main subject of the image is a standing figure, with arm joint, leg, and footwear visible. Siskind’s artwork explores the boundaries of identity and place, contributing to the rise of Surrealism and Expressionism. Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation – 25 is part of a series that shows divers at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach between 1953 and 1956. The photographs turn familiar scenery into striking abstract art pieces that invite viewers to use their imagination. To view high-resolution files or obtain new photography of the artwork, contact [email protected] with the accession number 73.011. Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation -25 provides insights into Siskind’s artistic style while showcasing his talent in transforming ordinary scenes into imaginative works of art through abstract photography techniques such as framing, cropping, and focal length manipulation. In summary,Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation-25 by titled “Pleasures And Terrors Of Levitation” portrays a standing figure captured at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach in wearing footwear whose body parts like arms joints are visible; creates images using Abstract expressionist paintings technique from surfaces familiar to him while exploring identity places surrealism & expressionism limits . It’s part Aaron Siskind collection famously known for this style-abstraction technique applied on simple everyday objects turning them into complex artworks . If you need additional data on this piece contact [email protected] mentioning accession number for extra arranged data/replacement; it’s an appropriate portrayal demonstrating his unique trademark Abstract Photography techniques like framing, cropping, and focal length manipulation.

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