Merce Cunningham in 'Root of the Unfocus'Artist(s)Barbara MorganArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1944Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
7 3/16 in. x 9 3/8 in. ( 18.3 cm x 23.8 cm )Credit LineMuseum PurchaseLabel copy
Morgan experimented with manipulating her photographic work, creating photomontage and double negatives. Here she elected to combine two negatives, as we can see in this image of the dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham.
Carole McNamara, Assistant Director for Collections & Exhibitions
on the occasion of the exhibition New York Observed: The Mythology of the City
(July 13 – September 22, 2003)Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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modern and contemporary art