Patricia G. Foschi

  • Robert Cumming’s Eccentric Illusions

    SINCE MOVING TO CALIFORNIA IN 1970 from the Midwest, Robert Cumming has collected movie stills and has made slide documentations of the California milieu, documentations of Hollywood movie lots, the Golden Glove Awards and other Hollywood events. In addition, he has photographed the behind-the-scenes workings of the Rose Parade, the Farmer John pig mural and other strange visions on the California landscape. Theatrical elements are evident in Cumming’s recent photographic illusions. His use of stagings, on-location settings, real/unreal mixtures, and indoor-outdoor confusions are reminiscent of