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Ray K. Metzker (September 10, 1931 – October 9, 2014) was an American photographer known chiefly for his stark, experimental Black and White cityscapes and for his large assemblages of printed film strips and single frames, known as Composites. Neither seeking nor achieving particular renown during his lifetime, Metzker's work is held in more than 45 major public collections; is the subject of eight monographs; and was the subject of 50 one-man exhibitions. He received awards including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and Royal Photographic Society. His longtime dealer, Laurence Miller, called Metzker "the last great Modern photographer."
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American photographer was devoted to experiment, using composited images from entire rolls of film, double exposures, and high contrast printing techniques.
Artist, Photographer
Ray K. Metzker, Ray Krueger Metzker
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