Hollis Frampton | the artist
The artist Hollis Frampton
Born March 11 1936, Ohio, USA.
Died March 30 1984, New York, .
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An amazing experimental film from American avant-garde filmmaker Hollis Frampton.
When Frampton was nine, a doting uncle gave him a present of a Kodak Brownie box camera. This early exposure to photography must have done much to influence the direction of his life. Frampton evolved from a still photographer to a leading light in the avant-garde film movement known as "New American Cinema", which flourished in the 1960s and 1970s…
American artist and writer Hollis Frampton's film overturned the conventional narrative roles of words and images…