Exhibition - Vera Lutter: Museum In The Camera

Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 at 10:00am

Los Angeles County Museum Of Art
5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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From February 2017 to January 2019, New York-based artist Vera Lutter was invited by LACMA to work in residence at the museum, creating a new body of work examining the campus architecture, galleries, and collection holdings. Vera Lutter: Museum in the Camera features the compelling photographs made during her two-year residency.  

Lutter uses one of the oldest optical technologies still in use, that of the camera obscura. Before the invention of photography, it was known that if light traveled through a tiny hole into a darkened room, an image of the external world (off which the light rays had reflected) would re-form upside down on a wall opposite the tiny opening. By building room-sized cameras and placing unexposed photo paper across from a pinhole opening, Lutter has adopted the camera obscura as her singular working method, resulting in photographs with an ethereal, otherworldly beauty.

Exhibition Dates: April 1, 2021 – September 12, 2021

Location: Resnick Pavilion

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