Chroma

John Divola
John Divola's Cibachrome photographs with their deep colour saturation and contrast.
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"Immediately after Zuma I made some rather straightforward photographs of the abandoned MGM Studios New York City back lot, in Culver City, Los Angeles. These were in black and white. I then decided to try something entirely different and around 1980

I started a body of work about things you can’t photograph: Gravity, Magnetism, which way water drains, and the things I see when I press my eyes with the palms of my hands. All of these images required the construction of some kind of visual metaphor.

[…] At the same time, I was switching from color negative that I was using for Zuma to large format color transparency. I had become aware that the early C-type color prints faded badly and was trying to use a new, more stable material. This was Cibachrome, which printed from transparencies. It was very industrial and artificial, with deep color saturation and contrast. It was a very flawed material for conventional images but with unique properties that I ended up embracing for the Chroma images."

from the interview by David Campany

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Dimensions 20 x 24 cm
Binding Hardcover
Signed Copy No
Publisher Skinnerboox
Date Published 2020
ISBN 13 9788894895339
Edition 1st
No. of Pages 80