Still life and Nudes

Several series on the nude figure were ongoing projects with the most extensive research aimed at solarized nudes in the 1970s.  Doren considered the Solarized Nudes to be his most ceative work.  The idealism of the classic figure and the purity of being without clothes were topics included in Doren's writings.  

In the 1980s he began a long series on flowers in unique vases purchased a flea markets.

Cilla, 1972
Cilla, 1972
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Kim in May 1972, NYC
Kim in May 1972, NYC

Doren's solarized nude series involved friends both male and female who usually posed at home. Long hours were dedicated to solarizing the prints for maximum contrast.

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Verena in 1970
Verena in 1970

Doren's solarized nude series involved friends both male and female who usually posed at home. Long hours were dedicated to solarizing the prints for maximum contrast.

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Still Life, Apple Blossoms, 1983
Still Life, Apple Blossoms, 1983

Simplicity, clarity and order were the words Doren and his mentor, Minor White, used to think visually.

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 Irises Solarized, 1984
Irises Solarized, 1984
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 Daffodils, 1984
Daffodils, 1984
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White Bottles, Paper Negative, 1984
White Bottles, Paper Negative, 1984
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 Groovy Vase,     1984
Groovy Vase, 1984
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 Americana Lamp, 1980
Americana Lamp, 1980
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Daffodils and Bird's Nest, 1984
Daffodils and Bird's Nest, 1984
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 Untitled (flowers), 1985
Untitled (flowers), 1985
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Judy #3, 1970
Judy #3, 1970
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 White Cat, 1976
White Cat, 1976
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Ginger, 1971
Ginger, 1971
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