Two Photographs by Barbara Ess

BOMB 17 Fall 1986
017 Fall 1986

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Barbara Ess 01

Barbara Ess, Untitled, 1984–5, monochromatic color photograph, 30 × 40 inches. Courtesy of Curt Marcus Gallery.

Barbara Ess 02

Barbara Ess, from the Food for the Moon series, 1986, monochromatic color photograph, 30 × 40 inches. Courtesy of Curt Marcus Gallery.

Untitled Photograph by Barbara Ess
Bomb 44 Ess 001 Body
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017 Fall 1986