Inv. No.S-1203
ArtistHerbert Bayerborn 1900 in Haag am Hausruck, Austriadied 1985 in Montecito, Calif., USA
Title

"Profil en face"

from the edition: "10 fotomontagen 1929–1936, mappe 1" Galerie Klihm, München
Year1929 / 1969
Medium

photo collage, gelatin silver print

Dimensions31 x 26 cm
Edition32/40
Signature

signed, dated and numbered (pencil) on recto, title (pencil) in another hand on verso

Comment

What Herbert Bayer achieved by cutting in form of a silhouette, Ralph Gibson managed without additional effort by placing a sharp shadow line exactly in the middle of the face.

S-1203, "Profil en face"
Herbert Bayer, "Profil en face", 1929
S-1203, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1203, Back view
Herbert Bayer, "Profil en face", 1929
S-1203, Back view
S-1203, Vergl. Ralph Gibson, „Christine“, 1974, Sammlung Spallart S-0015
Herbert Bayer, "Profil en face", 1929
S-1203, Vergl. Ralph Gibson, „Christine“, 1974, Sammlung Spallart S-0015
S-1204, Herbert Bayer, 1931
Herbert Bayer, 1931
more infoS-1204, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1205, Herbert Bayer, 1931
Herbert Bayer, 1931
more infoS-1205, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1206, Herbert Bayer, "The Language of Letters", 1931
Herbert Bayer, "The Language of Letters", 1931
more infoS-1206, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1207, Herbert Bayer, 1932
Herbert Bayer, 1932
more infoS-1207, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1208, Herbert Bayer, 1932
Herbert Bayer, 1932
more infoS-1208, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1209, Herbert Bayer, 1932
Herbert Bayer, 1932
more infoS-1209, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1210, Herbert Bayer, 1932
Herbert Bayer, 1932
more infoS-1210, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien
S-1211, Herbert Bayer, 1959
Herbert Bayer, 1959
more infoS-1211, Front view
© Herbert Bayer Stiftung / Bildrecht Wien