Re: overpriced Brakhage on eBay?

From: saul ostrow (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Sep 30 2007 - 18:49:42 PDT

The vintage remark was meant to be ironic - you know its like
saying, all those scratches, splices, coffee stains and more give the
print more character
On Sep 30, 2007, at 8:55 PM, Fred Camper wrote:

> saul ostrow wrote:
>> but its vintage
> Oh, yes, and so it will turn to vinegar decades sooner than a new
> print.
> "Vintage prints" do not mean the same thing in avant-garde film as
> they do in the photo world. There, the photographer has typically
> made a "vintage" print her- or him-self, and near the time the
> image was shot. Many avant-garde filmmakers did not even check the
> prints that came back from the lab very carefully. Also, a
> "vintage" film print may have been projected dozens of times, and
> have scratches and splices and coffee stains and more.
> Fred Camper
> Chicago
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saul ostrow
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Chair, Visual Arts and Technologies
Head, Sculpture

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