James Welling Autograph

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James Welling operates in the hybrid ground between painting, sculpture, and traditional photography. For over 40 years he has explored issues of presentation and abstraction in his work, and is equally esteemed by critics, artists, and collectors as a central figure of international contemporary photography. The exhibition Autograph presents Welling’s documentary-style photographs in the tradition of classical art photography. In addition, the exhibition showcases Welling’s abstract photograms. Welling’s methods range from analogue techniques to digital technologies, in color and black-and-white, both with and without a camera. Fascinated by the possibilities the medium, James Welling has followed the fundamental transformation of photography into the present day. The show will be open from November 30, 2013 to February 16, 2014 at Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland.