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Thomas Bachler
(Germany)[1961] b. Detmold, l. Dresden

large ouevre of conceptual b/w shadowgraphs, 1984-2003. Hightlights are shadowgraph series and shadowgraphs taken from moving objects. omasbachler.de


Patrick Bailly-Maître-Grand
(France)[1945] b. Paris, l. Strasbourg

Rayogramme des araignée, 1988, b/w spider shadowgraphs www.baudoin-lebon.com

Anneaux d'eau, b/w positive photogram of a hand creating rings in the water, 1999. Text by Sophie Bellé www.plumart.com


Geraldo de  Barros
(Brazil)[1923–1998] b. Xavantes/SP, d. São Paulo

"Sobras", prints from collages of cut negatives, 1996 www.geraldodebarros.com


Thomas Barrow
(USA)[1938] born in Kansas City, Missouri, l. Albuquerque

"Disjunctions 2" (1981) from the spray paint series is mainly spraied bad also seems to have aspects of a shadowgraph collections.eastman.org

"Discrete Multivariate Analysis", 1981, two b/w photograms with automotive lacquers and epoxy enamel www.museumofnewmexico.org


Heike Bartels
(Germany)[] b. Köln, l. New York

Untitled (Mandala), 1997, b/w-luminogram evoqued by mirro reflection www.carleton.edu


Massimo Barzagli
(Italy)[1960] b. Marradi, l. Prato

MAI HOME, large photgrams on c-print paper, 2005 www.exibart.com


Hippolyte Bayard
(France)[1801–1887] b. Breteuil-sur-Noye, d. Nemours

"Dessins photographiques sur Papier. Recueil No. 2." [The "Bayard Album"], including cyanotypes and salted papers with contact prints of plants, tissues and feathers,1839-1867 www.getty.edu


Herbert Bayer
(USA)[1900–1985] born in Haag/A - Montecito, USA

Contact #31, b/w stencil photogram, 21,5 x 18 cm, 1935 www.jmcfaber.at


Franck Beaubois
(France)[1967] b. L’Haÿ Les Roses Val de Marne, l. Bruxelles

radical photogram performances on b/w photopaper, 1992-96. E.g. for "7 jours en zone sensible" Beaubois lived together with Mathieu Vincent for one week in a dark room on photo paper. users.skynet.be


Henri Becquerel
(France)[1852–1908] b. Paris, d. Le Croisic

first autoradiogram: uranyl potassium sulfate fogging a photo plate, March 1896 www.abcte.org

autoradiogram experiment with beta-rays, 1901 www.ssplprints.com

autoradiograms published 1903 in the Mémoires de l'Académie des sciences de l'Institut de France www.academie-sciences.fr


Sergio Belinchón
(Spain)[1971] b. 1971 Valencia, l. Berlin

Shadows, 2004, short video of the shadows of walking people in the street www.sergiobelinchon.com


Bruno di Bello
(Italy)[1938] b. Torre del Greco (Napoli), l. Milano

Selfportrait with Dafne, partially developed (brush), blue toned b/w body shadowgraph, 1985 www.exibart.com

Scritturar di Luce, drawing with light pen on photographic canvas, 1976 www.fondazionemarconi.org


Fernando Bellver
(Spain)[1954] Madrid

x-ray body and animal photograms on lightbox, 2002 www.fernandobellver.com


David Berg
(USA)[1956] b. Berkeley, California

Negative Painting, 1998 and Double Negatives, 2000 www.carleton.edu


Walead Beshty
(UK)[1976] b. London, l. Los Angeles

"Two Sided Picture (YY)", colour luminogram made with folded c-print paper, 2006 www.fluentcollab.org

diary of 12.000 cyanotypes on a 90m long wall, 2014 www.theguardian.com

"Fold (60°/120°/180°/240°/300°/360° directional light sources)", folded paper, 2008 irshhorn.tumblr.com

untitled, folded cyanotype, 2009 www.outer-borough.com

"Picture Made by Hand with the Assistance of Light", crumbled b/w paper, 2011 eartstack.com


Jayne Hinds Bidaut
(USA)[1965] New York

Tadarida Brasiliensis (Mexican Freetail Bat), Plate 01, 1999 Tintype, 14 x 11" www.museumofnewmexico.org


Pat Binder
(Argentina)[1960] b. Buenos Aires, l. Berlin

objects with X-ray plates, 1984-1987 at-binder.de


Marietta Blau
(Austria)[1894–1970] b. Wien, d. Lainz

nuclear "star" caused by cosmic rays, pdf facsimile of "Sterne der Zertrümmerung", 1937, p.21. luslucis.univie.ac.at

"nuclear photograms" on nuclear emulsion plates discovered 1937 on the Hafelekar near Innsbruck (together with Hertha Wambacher) ysik.uibk.ac.at


Norbert Andreas Bleyer
(Germany)[1969] Freiburg i.Brsg./D

b/w body photograms and luminograms, 1982-2002 www.macrocosmic.de


Maria Blondeel
(Belgium)[1963] b. Halle, l. Ghent

Various works and installations based often on blueprint photograms (1987-2000). E.g. a slide installation with image-densities translated into sound waves. www.mariablondeel.org


Erika Blumenfeld
(USA)[1971] b. New Jersey, l. Santa Fe

Light Leaks Variation No. 13 [0 x infinity: meditation on evolution], from Light Graphs, luminograms made with a polaroid camera with a removed lens, 1999 www.channel.creative-capital.org

"Light leaks" & "Light rercordings", based on film and polaroid exposed to day- and moonlight, 1999-2005 www.erikablumenfeld.com


Monika von Boch
(Germany)[1915–1993] Mettlach

Knüppelbild & Moos/Sporenträger, b/w photograms 1958 www.kuenstlerlexikonsaar.de


Christian Boltanski
(France)[1944] Paris

trailer about the work "Theatre d'Ombres", 1985/1990 www.youtube.com

collection of the artist's shadow installation as "Les Ombres" (1996) www.lightaffair.com


Lou  Bonin (Tchimoukoff)
(France)[1878–1963] b. Avignon, d. Vichy

b/w photocalques used as patterns for wall paper printing (Brepols), 1928 www.jmcfaber.at


Stan Brakhage
(USA)[1933–2003] b. Kansas City, d. Victoria/ British Columbia

"Motlight", 1963, motion picture made by clich�e verre of butterflies and plants on clear 16 mm celluloid, 4 min www.fredcamper.com


Daniel Tobias Braun
(Germany)[1975] b. Pforzheim, l. Karlsruhe

"Sprung" and "Raketogramme": large photograms on colour negative paper by jumping in the water or burning rockets (2003/2006) www.daniel-tobias-braun.de


Théodore Brauner
(Romania)[1914–2000] b. Vienna, d. Paris

"Solarfixes", chemigrams on b/w paper, ca. 1950 www.ubugallery.com


Kilian Breier
(Germany)[1931–2011] b. Saarbrücken-Ensheim, d. Hamburg

Knicke, b/w luminogram, 1960-65 www.photography-now.com

raster photogram 1958/99 fotofluss.nikt.at

b/w photogram of torn strings, 1950's ms-collection.de


Josef Breitenbach
(Germany)[1896–1984] b. Munich, d. New York

Fireworks, b/w shadowgraph, 1949 curiator.com


Marco Breuer
(Germany)[1966] b. Landshut, l. New York

brûlages 1999/2000 www.cliffordsmithgallery.com

Untitled (Coal & Cloath), burned silver gelatin paper, 1996 radicalart.info

album "errata" with enlarger photograms of foam on ilfochrome and red safety light luminograms on polaroid, 2002 www.traywick.com

b/w photogram from A/Z SERIES: SPIT, NAILS, SHAVINGS, JACKS, BITES, WONDER BREAD, 1995-96 www.photoarts.com


Adam  Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin
(South Africa)[1970] b. Johannesburg, l. London

"the day", 'embedded' luminograms made with a roll of c-print paper in Summer 2008 in Afghanistan www.broombergchanarin.com


Christopher Bucklow
(UK)[1957] b. in Manchester/ l. in Frome

4 blue body shape works www.blindspot.com

"Guests", autoportraits series in his B.'s known technique www.chrisbucklow.com


Jerry Burchfield
(USA)[1947–2009] b. Chicago/IL, l. Laguna Beach, California

Primal Images, lowfixed plant photograms on undeveloped b/w paper, 2002 www.scapesite.com

Second Degree Still Life #7, ilfochrome photogram, 95.9 x 69.2 cm, 1981 (combined photogram and photography of the same objects) collections.eastman.org

ilfochrome shadowgraphs of human body, textiles, books etc., 1972-1997 web.archive.org

Untitled #907, from the "Pic a Shirt" series, ilfochrome, 1976 www.mocp.org