John Olav Riise


John Olav Riise (Norway,1885–1978)

John Olav Riise worked as a professional photographer from the 1920s up till 1950s. His work utilised aspects of Cubism, Surrealism, Expressionism, Abstraction and Neo-Classicism of Ingres; combined up to five negatives in one photograph and used hand-applied colours. He participated annually at The International Salon of Photography in Paris from 1924 to 1932. In 1948 he began painting, participating in the Autumn Exhibition in 1970. [source]

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