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James Cooper Blue Tree #2, 2008

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James Cooper, Blue Tree #2
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  • Medium

    Photography : C-print

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    30 x 30 inch

  • Support

    Photography on paper

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Type

    Numbered and limited to 3 copies
    3 remaining copies

  • Authenticity

    Artwork sold with an invoice from the gallery

  • Signature

    Signed artwork

  • About the artwork

    Artwork sold in perfect condition

    C-print, unmanipulated transparency film image, 26”x26” image size, edition of three c-prints, edition of three pigment prints. Signed, numbered and captioned in ink on the verso.
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James Cooper

United States

Suggestive of the American modernism Precisionism movement, the work is characterized by the reduction of compositions to simple shapes and underlying geometrical structures, with clear outlines, minimal detail, unexpected viewpoints and framing, and an emphasis on the abstract form of the subject.


Precisionists paintings, drawings, and prints also showed the influence of recent work by American photographers, such as Paul Strand, and the style is evident in Ellsworth Kelly's photographs, from 1950s through the 1980s of barns, their interlocking forms evoking the planes of his own paintings and sculptures.

"Artist friends would say to me, snickering a little, 'What can a camera do in making art. It is just a camera'. Then one of them asks for help in making an image with a camera (a backlit telephone pole with just the foot pegs lit). We made it, he showed it at Otis (College of Art and Design) and people said 'Wow, that's cool'."

Using just a camera and film, what kind of image can be made?

The photographic image should be an accurate record of what the camera and film captured. And, an image made with film has a certain feel to it. The image should be an experience - it should shift you. Maybe make you smile. Remember when you were a child how a simple little thing could galvanize your entire being - time stood still and you felt totally connected to the world - there was a feeling of total contentment?

A transparency film image processed through standard chemistry, with the absolute minimum disturbance of the captured image during the processing and finishing stages, is the paradigm for an unmanipulated image. So, just a camera and some film.

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James Cooper, Blue Tree #2
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