Unorthodox Angles

 

“…he (Rodchenko) rejected the complacency of what he termed the “belly-button perspective” of traditional images, be they paintings or photographs. Around 1925, influenced by the Bauhaus photographer Moholy-Nagy, Rodchenko began shooting photographs from odd and unorthodox angles in order to disrupt the viewer’s expectations and force a new perception of reality.”

— from Jamey Gambrell’s essay on the early twentieth-century Russain avant-garde photographers and film-makers

A good read, great pictures.

 

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