Tina Barney. Sunday New York Times. 1982

Tina Barney Sunday New York Times 1982

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Tina Barney uses an 8 x 10 inch view camera on a tripod to photograph the people closest to her, including her family. Because her subjects know her so well, they have learned to ignore her camera, allowing her to achieve the candid nature of snapshots from what is anything but a spontaneous process. The resulting large negatives allow Barney to print her images at almost life-scale, evoking comparisons between her photographs and painted portraits.

Additional text from Seeing Through Photographs online course, Coursera, 2019
Medium
Chromogenic color print
Dimensions
47 7/8 x 60 3/8" (121.6 x 153.4 cm)
Credit
Anonymous gift
Object number
227.1985.x1-x2
Copyright
© 2019 Tina Barney
Department
Photography

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