Art Sinsabaugh (American, 1924-1983)
gelatin silver print, Image: 29.80 x 49.70 cm (11 11/16 x 19 9/16 inches); Paper: 40.50 x 50.50 cm (15 15/16 x 19 7/8 inches); Matted: 55.88 x 71.12 cm (22 x 28 inches). Gift of Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz 2004.154
One of the most insightful photographers of his generation, Sinsabaugh used a 12-by-20-inch banquet camera to make lyrical, sun-filled landscapes like this one, taken in New Mexico. He used this bulky camera to emphasize the breadth of space he was trying to understand and reveal.