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White Shadows: Anneliese Hager and the Camera-less Photograph

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

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White Shadows: Anneliese Hager and the Camera-less Photograph

Anneliese Hager, Untitled (Portrait A. H.), 1947. Gelatin silver print (photogram). Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of the German Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 2018.313. © Estate of Anneliese Hager.

Explore how the innovative camera-less photography of German artist Anneliese Hager (1904–1997) relates to science and poetry, in this first exhibition to focus on the role of women makers in the history of the photogram. Free on Sundays!

Despite the cloud of Nazi censure hanging over mid-1930s Germany, Anneliese Hager made significant contributions to the medium of camera-less photography and to the wider surrealist movement in Europe. The camera-less photograph, or photogram, is an image made by placing objects directly on (or in close proximity to) a light-sensitive surface and then exposing the assembled material to light. In its final form, a photogram reverses light and dark: the longer the paper is covered, and hence

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 6174959400

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LOCATION

Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

Dates and Times

Sun, Jun 26, 2022

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Tue, Jun 28, 2022

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Wed, Jun 29, 2022

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Thu, Jun 30, 2022

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

Fri, Jul 1, 2022

10:00 am at Harvard Art Museums

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