(German, b. 1906)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 29.8 x 23.9 cm (11 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2007.29
Bekman was a professional photographer who shot everything from advertising images, nature scenes, and portraits to fine art images. Here he transforms one of the mundane tools of his trade—the metal reel and celluloid guide strip from a developing tank for 35 mm roll film—into a dramatic abstraction. References to the nature or practice of photography are a common motif in work of this era.
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