Lindsay said: "Cyanotype
printing is a very simple, very effective way of capturing the shapes and patterns provided by nature.
Whitman presides over the entirety, and is especially visible in the enlarged cyanotype
of Schultz's hand resting on the title page of Leaves of Grass that viewers encounter about midway through the exhibition.
" The results for cyanotype
prints are never the same.
They include Lisa Zdravkovic's Beauty of Lichfield Cathedral, 2013 - a cyanotype
photograph printed by hand on watercolour paper (PS85), Angela K Dooley's watercolour View from the Cube, 2013 (PS625) and the mixed media collage interpretation of Corporation Street in former teacher Wendy Brown's Birmingham Today, 2013 (PS300).
Subjects include Pin-Hole Cameras (August 18, 20, 22, 26 and 28) and Cyanotype
Pictures (August 19, 21, 25, 27 and 29) - watch light exposing your pictures.
xvii) reveals that Maderna sent him a cyanotype
copy of the manuscript, which became the motivation for Rizzardi's search for the lost work.
The Bubbler's recent Cyanotype
Workshops are a good example of this approach.
In "Multiple Modernisms," three sculptures by Elie Nadelman ground a cacophony of pattern and figures: familiar images by Ansel Adams and Georgia O'Keeffe, a patchwork Maurice Prendergast promenade, a wild and crazy Thomas Hart Benton hoedown, an early oil by Edward Steichen as blue as a photographic cyanotype
, a scared and sullen boy by Robert Henri.
The reaction of an iron solution and sun rays creates the blue color of the "cyanotype
." This British botanist's book of algae types was the first book to be illustrated with these early photographs.
For example, a cyanotype
made by botanist Anna Atkins while she was studying flora in Ceylon in 1850 was exhibited next to a salt print of the Arch of Titus made the same year by Giacomo Caneva, while an encased daguerreotype portrait of three men from 1850 by an unknown artist stood near a large-format photogravure of Alfred Stieglitz's The Steerage, taken in 1907 but printed in 1912, and a light drawing made by Barbara Morgan in 1940 hung next to a brightly-colored abstract dye-transfer drawing made by Clarence John Laughlin in 1944.
The blueprint reaction is a cyanotype
reaction that is performed using an iron (III) salt and an iron (11) salt.
Their work explores creative possibilities in experimental and alternative photographic processes, from pinhole to palladium, cyanotype
to black and white, vintage, toy and homemade cameras.
Inspired from Archie comics, her gouache and cyanotype
pieces are illustrative, cathartic and full of humor.
Other faculty with works in the exhibit include Helen Obermeyer Simmons, a professor of communications media, who creates artwork using the cyanotype
photographic printing process; Susan Wadsworth, professor of humanities, who explores the linear and colorful rhythms of the landscape in her work; and Robert Harris, a professor in the Communications Media Department, whose stills from some of his film and video work include his short film, "Suite of Summer Evenings."