Artwork Title: Untitled - Artist Name: Bill Brandt


Bill Brandt

"The technique of this film [Citizen Kane] had a definite influence on my work at the time when I was starting to photograph nudes.” (Bill Brandt) In 1926, Edward Weston wrote in his diary, ” The camera sees more than the eye, so why not make use of it ? ” My new camera saw more and it saw differently. It created a great illusion of space, an unrealistically steep perspective, and it distorted." “When I began to photograph nudes, I let myself be guided by this camera, and instead of photographing what I saw, I photographed what the camera was seeing. I interfered very little, and the lens produced anatomical images and shapes which my eyes had never observed.“ (Bill Brandt) []
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