About This Image

Salzmann's Vent series was made in the mid-1980s. These images feature nude models enshrouded in mist atop Philadelphia vents. As a veil that both obscures and illuminates the body, the mist in the Vent series highlights the multiple readings of the human form, as an idealized subject of divine design as well as an erotic object of earthly desire.Born January 4, 1944, in Philadelphia, PA, Salsmann is based in Philadelphia and is primarily a documentary photographer.

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Untitled, from the Vent Series
Laurence Salzmann Untitled, from the Vent Series

Price $650
Sale Price $455

Main Image

Ref.# 11147

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1984-85  Print Date 1984-85

Dimensions 15-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. (394 x 394 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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