Maurice Tabard French

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Although photomontage and the photogram were generally used separately, Tabard saw that the idea of montage--the juxtaposition of previously existing images on a single plane--might include photograms. This understanding led him to layer negatives and positives made with a camera together with photograms, to produce seamless photocollages that make marvelous confusion of light and dark and of two and three dimensions.

Composition, Maurice Tabard (French, Lyons 1897–1984 Nice), Gelatin silver print

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