Eberhardt Kronhausen and Phyllis Kronhausen

Eberhardt Kronhausen & Phyllis Kronhausen – Psychomontage No. 1 (1963)


“Sexologists, psychologists, and proponents of sexual freedom, the Kronhausens here attempt to induce erotic response in the audience by carefully chosen visual stimuli and juxtapositions (aimed at both conscious and unconscious). Phallic symbols and open orifices, a tongue licking an orange, an unexpected finger entering the frame: almost any object or act, no matter how innocuous, the Kronhausens show, can be made to appear erotic, and reveals our predisposition towards ‘shaping’ visual evidence for purposes of erotic gratification.” – Amos Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art Read More »