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13 Feb

Russian Color Photography in Foam, Amsterdam

FOAM Photography museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands is running an exhibit on early Russian photographers, Primrose: Russian Colour Photography. They started using colors in photo's practically immediately after photography in itself was invented. As early as 1850 russian photographers started coloring black & white photo's. The technique was used in a wide variety of ways: portraits, proganda, documentary. The exhibit runs until April 3 at the FOAM Photography museum in Amsterdam. 

Photo above: Alexander Rodchenko. Race. “Dynamo” Stadium. 1935. Artist’s gelatine silver print, gouache. Collection of Moscow House of Photography Museum © A. Rodchenko – V. Stepanova Archive © Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow/ Moscow House of Photography Museum.

Photo below: Robert Diament. He has turned her head. Beginning of 1960s. Colour print. Collection of Moscow House of Photography Museum © Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow/ Moscow House of Photography Museum.


Robert Diament

 

Photo below: Piotr Vedenisov, Kolya Kozakov and the Dog Gipsy. Yalta. 1910-1911 Collection of Moscow House of Photography Museum © Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow / Moscow House of Photography Museum.

Piotr Vedenisov Kolya Kozakov

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