Weston was one of the twentieth century's most influential photographers. Talented and ambitious, Weston quickly established a reputation of national prominence. Inspired by the "straight" photographic methods of photographers such as Paul Strand and Alfred Stieglitz, Weston worked in a manner that he believed "truthfully represented natural objects [without] trick, device or subterfuge." Weston is best known for his landscape photographs, his nudes, and a highly original series of close-up, organic forms such as shells, eggplants, and cabbages.
- Artist Name: Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)
- Title: Chard (Chinese Cabbage)
- Date: 1927
- Medium: Gelatin silver print
- Dimensions: Image: 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 in. (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
- Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection
- Accession Number: PH.1953.609f
- Copyright: © 2023 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
A Precise Vision: Photography from the Galka Scheyer Collection
- Norton Simon Museum, 1994-09-22 to 1996-04-28
- The Blue Four Galka Scheyer Collection, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena,no. 451
- Barnett, Vivian Endicott, The Blue Four Collection at the Norton Simon Museum,no. 494 p. 478
- Conger, Amy, Edward Weston: Photographs from the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography,fig. 546/1927
- Gloria Williams, The Collectible Moment: Catalogue of Photographs in the Norton Simon Museum,2006, cat. 428 p. 270
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