Thursday, October 30, 2014

Stephen Romano Gallery presents at 111 Front Street, Brooklyn NY: WILLIAM MORTENSEN: AMERICAN GROTESQUE

The works of William Mortensen were featured in the exhibition "Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop" At the Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, January 27 2013 and the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. February 17 - May 5, 2013, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, June 2 - August 25th, 2013.

“Untitled (staked witch scene)” (ca. 1927), silver gelatin print, montaged effect
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Standing Woman” (1925), bromoil transfer borderless doubleweight

"Portrait of Myrdith Monaghan as a Witch" c. 1930, Silver Print
Off for the Sabbot: A Pictorial Compendium of Witchcraft” (ca. 1927), silver gelatin print, unknown texture pattern

Other works by Mortensen:

 Venus & Vulcan ― William Mortensen
William Mortensen, L'Amour, 1937, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson