Photographer's Note

Katharina Sieverding is a photographer known for her self-portraiture. Sieverding's works consist of self-portraiture and most have an abstract quality. She uses the techniques of silhouette, contrast, and extreme close-up to make the photograph more revealing of herself. She tinted all the prints in one 1969 series a deep scarlet, and for another painted her face gold. Her work often makes statements about society and the individual, such as showing the familiarity of the self and the distance of others. Often she puts multiple portraits together in one piece. Each portrait fills the frame in a way to show the presence of self...

...taken at MUDAM, le musée d'art moderne grand-duc jean... a visitor reflected on "close up" by katharina sieverding...

(MUDAM'da, katharina sieverding'in "close up" isimli eserinde yansıyan ziyaretçi.)

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