Exhibitions/ Art Object

Что такое светопись [Chto takoe svetopis’]

Artist:
Grigorii Miller (Russian)
Date:
after 1928
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 13 × 8.9 cm (5 1/8 × 3 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.853
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso TC: "Г. Миллер" [G. Miller]
J. Miller Collection, USSR; Kicken/Pauseback; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 22, 1989

Kicken/Pauseback Gallery. "Happy Birthday Photography: Vintage Photographs from 1840-1956," September 8, 1989–November 21, 1989.

Gallery Alain Paviot. "Happy Birthday Photography: Vintage Photographs from 1840-1956," October 1989–November 1989.

Sprengel Museum Hannover. "El Lissitsky: Beyond the Abstract Cabinet," January 17, 1999–April 5, 1999.

Fundacao de Serralves, Porto. "El Lissitsky: Beyond the Abstract Cabinet," September 16, 1999–November 7, 1999.

Tupitsyn, Margarita. "After Vitebsk: El Lissitzky and Kazimir Malevich, 1924-1929." In Situating El Lissitzky : Vitebsk, Berlin, Moscow. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2003. p. 189.



Svetopis' is an archaic term for photography that can be translated literally as "writing with light," or, "painting with light."

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