Dóra Maurer. Reversible and Changeable Phases of Movement, Study No. 4. 1972

Dóra Maurer Reversible and Changeable Phases of Movement, Study No. 4 1972

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Since the 1970s, Maurer has explored the nature of space and movement though the use of serial sequences of images, signs, and language. Working in photography, film, and graphic design, she makes art based on mathematical and conceptual processes, often reversing, repeating, and repositioning objects for the camera. In Reversible and Changeable Phases of Movement, Study No. 4, she has distilled images of action into a series of images that can be read from right to left, as catching, and from left to right, as throwing, highlighting the subjective nature of interpretation. Maurer’s process–oriented oeuvre unites the concrete and the conceptual in a manner that suggests the centrality of perspective—in art, as in life.

Gallery label from XL: 19 New Acquisitions in Photography, May 10, 2013–January 6, 2014.
Medium
24 gelatin silver prints and graphite on paper
Dimensions
21 5/8 × 19 11/16" (55 × 50 cm)
Credit
Agnes Rindge Claflin Fund
Object number
1235.2012
Copyright
© 2021 Dóra Maurer, courtesy Vintage Gallery, Budapest
Department
Photography

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