Narrated by Neue Galerie New York Director Renée Price, this film delves the birth of the color autochrome. Detailing the step-by-step technical process behind the creation of an autochrome, the priority of lighting, Kuehn's photographic subjects and the extraordinary fragility of autochromes, this film also captures the rich friendships Heinrich Kuehn shared with his American colleagues Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen and Frank Eugene.

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