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Aaron Siskind, 1903–1991

Veracruz, 2151973

Veracruz, 215 is a 1973 work by Aaron Siskind. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumGelatin silver print
Dimensions Unframed, 22.8 x 22.8 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, David Kronn Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3982
Copyright © Aaron Siskind Foundation
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Aaron Siskind, Veracruz, 215, 1973, Gelatin silver print, Unframed, 22.8 x 22.8 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, David Kronn Collection, 2015

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Aaron Siskind 1903–1991

Aaron Siskind trained as a writer before turning to photography in the 1930s. Friends with Abstract Expressionists Franz Kline, Barnett Newman and Mark Rothko, he exhibited at the Charles Egan Gallery in New York. An influential teacher, Siskind joined the Institute of Design in Chicago in 1951 and taught at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1971 – 1976. He was a founding member of the Society for Photographic Education and received the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1966.

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