Ann Rhoney (American, born Niagara Falls, New York, 1953)
1982; printed 1987
Gelatin silver print with applied color
Image: 40.4 x 26.9 cm (15 7/8 x 10 9/16 in.)
Sheet: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)
Frame: 61 x 50.8 cm (24 x 20 in.)
Purchase, Twentieth-Century Photography Fund and Nion T. McEvoy Gift, 2011
Not on view
Frustrated by the distortions and expressive limitations of commercially produced color film, Rhoney uses oil paint to color her black-and-white photographs in a naturalistic style that allows for great chromatic subtlety yet fastidiously conceals its own artifice.
Inscription: Signed and inscribed in pencil, recto BL and BR: "Sally Robertson 1" and "Ann Rhoney"