(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.
The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email email@example.com.