Rodney Graham and Vera Lutter

Rodney Graham and Vera Lutter: Time Traced

November 17, 1999 - June 18, 2000

<p>Vera Lutter, <i>Nabisco Factory</i>, Beacon, I: July 19-22, 1999, 1999.<br />
Silver gelatin print. 93 x 168 inches. Courtesy of the artist.</p>

Vera Lutter, Nabisco Factory, Beacon, I: July 19-22, 1999, 1999.
Silver gelatin print. 93 x 168 inches. Courtesy of the artist.


Like the camera obscura, the pinhole camera was an influential precursor to that most sophisticated of mechanical tools, the modern multilens camera. At a time when it, in turn, is being challenged by newer reproductive technologies, such rudimentary modes of image making are, paradoxically, proving unexpectedly vital. In their recent works, both Canadian artist Rodney Graham and German Vera Lutter draw on these pioneering techniques and historical models to construct vividly arresting representations.



Rodney Graham Rodney Graham: Cinema, Music, Video. Brussels: Yves Gevaert in association with Kunsthalle Vienna, 1999. Texts by Alexander Alberro, Michael Glasmeier, Rodney Graham, and Shep Steiner. Island Thought I, no. 1. Published in association with Canada XLVII Biennale di Venezia. Toronto: Art Gallery of York University 1997. Texts by William Gibson, Rodney Graham, Robert Linsley, and Shep Steiner. Rodney Graham: Works from 1976 to 1994. Toronto: Art Gallery of York University, Brussels: Yves Gevaert, Chicago: The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 1994. Texts by Marie-Ange Brayer, Boris Groys, Matthew Teitelbaum, and Jeff Wall.

Vera Lutter Newton, Crary, Lutter. New York: Roth Horowitz LLC, 1999. Essay by Jonathan Crary. Vera Lutter: Sight and Sense. New York: Hypo-Bank, 1995. Essay by Nina Felshin.

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