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Campeau's monochromatic prints of saturated color are also mesmerizing The texture of solidified chemicals against the background of an intensely red tray, a deep blue wastepaper bin, and the off-white bottom of a film drying cabinet become as enticing as abstract expressionist paintings while retaining that very dose relationship to the world that defines photography. Campeau's range of colors starts limited to black and white, evolving from within this purposely limited palette: the red that evokes darkroom safe lights; trays, sinks, and bottles; followed by the yellow, ochre, and orange of various paper box labels, from Kodak to Agfa.
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