Lot 23: Hollis Frampton and Marion Faller

CEPA Gallery's 2014 Biennial Art Auction artist Hollis Frampton

Hollis Frampton and Marion Faller
Apple Advancing (“Northern Sky”)
Silver Gelatin Print
7 x 12 ½ inches
Signed Recto
Sixteen Studies from Vegetable Locomotion Series
Contributed by Will Faller

BIO: The work of Marion Faller (1941-2014) is included in many public collections, including the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover, MA, the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, and the Research Center at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. She received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, CEPA Gallery, and Light Work. Numerous exhibitions of her work include solo shows at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Fenimore Art Museum, and Menschel Gallery. Faller taught photography studio and history courses for over thirty years, most recently at the University at Buffalo. She also taught at Colgate University and Hunter College.

BIO: Hollis Frampton, who completed over forty independent films, was also a photographer and a frequently published art theorist. He was on the faculty of the Department of Media Study at SUNY Buffalo from 1973 until his death in 1984. His work is in numerous public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Harvard Film Archive, and Walker Art Center. Selected films include ZORNS LEMMA, (NOSTALGIA), POETIC JUSTICE, and GLORIA!. His critical texts on film, photography and video were published in The Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton (2009, M.I.T. Press). A two-disc DVD set of his films, A Hollis Frampton Odyssey, was released by Criterion in 2012.

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