Art Sinsabaugh (American, 1924-1983)
gelatin silver print, Image - h:29.80 w:49.70 cm (h:11 11/16 w:19 9/16 inches)
Paper - h:40.50 w:50.50 cm (h:15 15/16 w:19 7/8 inches)
Matted - h:55.88 w:71.12 cm (h:22 w:28 inches). Gift of Mark Schwartz and Bettina Katz 2004.154
One of the most insightful photographers of his generation, Sinsabaugh used a 12-by-20-inch banquet camera to make lyrical, sun-filled landscapes like this one, taken in New Mexico. He used this bulky camera to emphasize the breadth of space he was trying to understand and reveal.