Excusado by Edward Weston (1925)

The photograph titled “Excusado” was taken by artist Edward Weston in the year 1925. The black and white photograph depicts a close-up view of a toilet. The focus is on the smooth contours and ceramic surface, which reflect light and create subtle contrasts in the image. The composition emphasizes the form and texture, transforming an ordinary household fixture into a subject of fine art. The lighting highlights the curves of the porcelain, drawing attention to the object’s sculptural qualities. The backdrop appears to be a textured wall, possibly with peeling paint or wallpaper, providing a contrast to the pristine condition of the toilet itself.

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