Vines

1965
(American, 1916-)
Image: 42.9 x 51.4 cm (16 7/8 x 20 1/4 in.); Matted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)
Location: not on view
This artwork is known to be under copyright.

Download, Print and Share

Did You Know?

Harold M. Null was born in Pennsylvania, but he spent most of his adult life in Italy.

Description

Photographs express a photographer’s vision, materialized through choices of subject matter, camera angle, cropping, editing, and other factors. Here the artist chose to represent a site from a specific viewpoint in black and white, resulting in an image that creates the illusion of two-dimensional pattern. Vines depicts bare grapevines creeping over rows of trellises in a winter landscape. From a distance, the image appears to have dark geometric and organic lines over a white background. The closer we look, the clearer the subject becomes.
Vines

Vines

1965

Harold M. Null

(American, 1916-)
America, 20th century

Visually Similar Artworks

ArtLens App

Let the ArtLens App be your guide, featuring an interactive map, every artwork on view, and AR scanning. Keep track of your favorite artworks. Take a guided tour, or create your own. 

Download the App
background

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.