Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020

Canon AE1


Canon AE1


Kent Krugh

(American, b. 1955)

Inkjet print

Gift of the Artist 2019.303


Did you know?

The Canon AE-1 was the first single lens reflex camera to incorporate a microprocessor.


By shooting the camera with a linear accelerator x-ray machine, Kent Krugh grants us access to the insides of the camera, a place we usually know only through intellect and imagination. He processes the raw x-ray, which is white on black, through Photoshop to reverse its values. This diminishes the x-ray’s ghostly aspects and emphasizes instead a relationship to printed diagrams.

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Type of artwork: 
Inkjet print
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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