Dunes, Oceano
1936
Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)
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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.

Details

  • Artist Name: Edward Weston (American, 1886-1958)
  • Title: Dunes, Oceano
  • Date: 1936
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print
  • Dimensions: Image: 7-7/16 x 9-1/2 in. (18.9 x 24.1 cm)
  • Credit Line: Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Mr. Shirley C. Burden, in memory of Flobelle Fairbanks Burden
  • Accession Number: PH.1970.142

Object Information

Gloria Williams, The Collectible Moment: Catalogue of Photographs in the Norton Simon Museum, cat. 455 p. 278
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Additional Artwork by Artist

Chard (Chinese Cabbage) Edward Weston 1927
Detail, Abandoned Car, Mojave Desert Edward Weston 1937
Dunes, Oceano Edward Weston 1936

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