Sunday, July 10, 2011

Jerry Uelsmann American Photographer

artwork: Jerry Uelsmann - "Dream Theater", 2004, pigment inkjet print [Epson] Gift of Jerry N. Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor © Jerry Uelsmann.The first critical retrospective of American photographer Jerry Uelsmann’s work opened at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida on June 14, 2011. Uelsmann, known for his iconic, surreal style and his innovative composite printing techniques, has spent more than 50 years challenging and advocating for the acceptance of photography as an experimental art form. The Mind’s Eye: 50 Years of Photography by Jerry Uelsmann, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts features 89 works from every phase of the artist’s wide-ranging career, including a selection of rare pieces that have never before been on public view. Additional works from the artist’s collection are on view only during this leg of the exhibition, open through September 11th.

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