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Truth in advertising

Often a distinction is made between “commercial” and “artistic” photography but as these works show a photograph can be both at the same time. Manuel Alvarez Bravo, El Sistema Nervioso Del Gran Simpatico, ca. 1929 (1.1979.b)   Gjon Mili, Powder … Continue reading

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Piet Zwart

Piet Zwart, [Advertisement for a heavy duty paper insulated cable], ca. 1925 (2012.9.1) Piet Zwart, [Advertisement for Concentric Paper insulated, Lead-Covered and Single Wire Armoured Cable], ca. 1925 (2012.9.2) Renowned for his innovative graphic design, Piet Zwart (1885-1977) worked as … Continue reading

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