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Gregory Crewdson

An Eclipse of Moths

September 24–November 21, 2020
Beverly Hills

Gregory Crewdson, Redemption Center, 2018–19 Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Redemption Center, 2018–19

Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP
© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Funerary Back Lot, 2018–19 Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Funerary Back Lot, 2018–19

Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP
© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, The Taxi Depot, 2018–19 Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, The Taxi Depot, 2018–19

Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP
© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Red Star Express, 2018–19 Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Red Star Express, 2018–19

Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP
© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, The Cobra, 2018–19 Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP© Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, The Cobra, 2018–19

Digital pigment print, image: 50 × 88 ⅞ inches (127 × 225.7 cm), framed: 57 × 96 × 2 inches (144.8 × 243.8 × 5.1 cm), edition of 4 + 2 AP
© Gregory Crewdson

About

These pictures are a meditation on brokenness, a search, a longing, and a yearning for meaning and transcendence. The figures are surrounded by vast decaying industrial landscapes and the impinging natureand there’s a certain underlying suggestion of anxiety. But I hope in the end the theme of nature persisting, and of figures seeking out light, offers hope for renewal, even redemption.
—Gregory Crewdson

Gagosian is pleased to present An Eclipse of Moths, an exhibition of new work by Gregory Crewdson.

For three decades, Crewdson’s photographs of houses, landscapes, and people have become canonical representations of the liminal and forgotten in America. Series such as Twilight (1998–2002), Beneath the Roses (2003–08), and Cathedral of the Pines (2013–14) show fantastical scenes of wonder and anxiety, their quiet, bristling stillness implying an airless claustrophobia that persists even in wide-open expanses.

An Eclipse of Moths comprises sixteen large-scale panoramic exteriors, shot using Crewdson’s famously meticulous production techniques and longtime technical crew. Set in a postindustrial urban landscape, the series depicts locales of removed isolation, each of which Crewdson spent months scouting and staging before production began: a taxi depot, a traveling carnival lot, an abandoned factory complex, defunct bars and diners, and vacant storefronts.

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