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Unmasking at Midnight
Gelatin silver print
11 1/8 x 9 3/8 ins
LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Ralph M. Parsons Fund. (M.87.81.2). © Estate Val Telberg, Courtesy Laurence Miller Gallery, New York
"What interests me most is not what one can see, but what goes on unseen in one's mind," Telberg said. And "I try and invent a completely unreal world, new, free and truthful, so that the real world can be seen in perspective and in comparison."
"Composite Photography by Val Telberg," American Artist, vol. 18, no. 2 (February 1954), 47.