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ISBN: 9781771665032-13


Developing the Photographic Negative

Florine Stettheimer's Resistance as Subject of Analysis

From: Florine Stettheimer


The final chapter considers Stettheimer’s reluctance to be photographed, arguing that her active inversion of painting prominent photographers was a deliberate strategy.



David Dorenbaum

David Dorenbaum is a psychoanalyst in Toronto. He is an Assistant Professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a member of the International Psychoanalytic Association and the Lacan Clinical Forum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. His interest in the points of confluence between psychoanalysis and the arts has led to various collaborations with artists of different disciplines. His essays have been included in numerous publications and artist’s catalogues.