From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectA camera flash resting on a small scale with a man standing in a doorway in the distance. At the bottom of the image is a small image of an artwork of a falls hung on a wall and an object with a flower pattern. At the bottom of the image is the text “HEAVY LIGHT.”
Medium and MaterialsGelatin silver print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] Bart Parker ’73verso: [pencil] 81:093:28verso: [pencil] VSW BP 60
Measurements29.7 cm x 24.8 cm (image)
35.4 cm x 25.5 cm (sheet)
Subject and Association DescriptionBart Parker (1934-2013) initially studied literature and creative writing before switching to photography and attending the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied with Harry Callahan. Parker taught for the majority of his career at the University of Rhode Island. His work is best know for layering and sequencing of multiple images.
Subject and Association KeywordsBart Parker
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsScales
Subject and Association KeywordsCamera
Subject and Association KeywordsPuns
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop