U1 Photograms Slideshow

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U1 Photograms Slideshow

  1. 1. Photograms
  2. 2. A Photogram is a photographic print made by placing objects onto light-sensitive paper and exposing it with light from above. What is a Photogram? DEFINITION LINK: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photogram FLICKR LINK: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fortismereartdepartment/sets/72157600624266064/ In the 1830s, William Fox Talbot , a pioneer of photography, started making photograms of plants, which he referred to as ‘Photogenic Drawings’.
  3. 3. Any object can be placed on photographic paper and exposed to light. However, transparent objects and objects with interesting silhouettes are more effective.
  4. 4. Weaving Painting with developer
  5. 5. Solarisation Stencilling
  6. 6. Photogram Artists Lazlo Maholy-Nagy Lotte Jacobi Man Ray Christian Shad Most photograms made in the 1800s were documentary experiments and it wasn’t until the Modernist movement in the 20th Century that artists started to make photograms as art works focusing on form, movement, space . Many of these artists were part of the Bauhaus movement in Germany.

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