Artist: Alvin Langdon Coburn
Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) began generating his vortographs the same year they were first displayed in his one-man show at the Camera Club in London, in 1917. Ezra Pound contributed to the catalogue of the show, claiming, ‘The Vortoscope […] freed photography from the material limitations of depicting recognizable natural objects.’ He continues with saying that the, ‘Vortoscope is useless to a man with no eye for form or pattern.’ The composition of abstract silhouetted elements in his…
The Door in the Wall
Photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882–1966) illustrates HG Wells' wonderful short stories in a rare edition of The Door in the Wall and Other Stories, from 1911. More pictures here. The Door in t...
Alvin Langdon Coburn Photo, "Spider-Webs" 1908, boats, reflections
Offering a Fine Art quality archival pigment reprint of Alvin Langdon Coburn's photo titled "Spider-Webs" 1908. This is a new high quality print, unframed, approximately 8x10" on 8 1/2x11" archival fine art paper, suitable for matting, framing and display. Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) was an early twentieth century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American Pictorialism. The Pictorialists asserted that photography could be a vehicle for personal artistic…
Edward Weston Photography - Holden Luntz Gallery
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I delight in street life wherever I find it — the glittering lights of Times Square, the streets of Harlem, smoke-filled coffee shops, subways, city stoops, and shop windows. Over time, I have had the opportunity to explore beyond the… Continue reading
Look into my vortex: the astonishing experimental photography of Alvin Langdon Coburn
An accomplished photographer by the age of eight, this Bostonian visionary invented a kaleidoscopic mirror to take ‘vortographs’, took some of the most innovative images of the early 20th century – then gave it all up to focus on being a freemason
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