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Untitled #9710287 (from Corpus), 1999. Edition 4/20.
Untitled #950864, 1995. Edition 12/15.
Each work is framed in the artist's frame.

Alvin Booth creates a unique synthesis of classical nude photography -- using traditional camera and laboratory techniques as well as classical materials -- and contemporary formal approaches to the theme. Booth uses labor-intensive techniques, through which he produces grainy sepia-toned gelatin silver prints, peppered with burn marks or other calculated effects of distress. These are printed on matte paper, the texture of which evokes early photographic efforts. Taken as a whole, such effects create a pastiche of the history of the medium.

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  • Pickup Location: California, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 14 x 11 in. (35.56 x 27.94 cm.)
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