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Vera Lutter
Museum in the Artist’s Camera Obscura

This short film, produced by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), features rare behind-the-scenes footage of Vera Lutter, her assistants, and the LACMA staff, filmed during the artist’s residency at the institution. Lutter and museum curator Jennifer King offer their insights into the artistic process and discuss the meanings they find in these dreamlike photographs.

Video: courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Vera Lutter, Cold Spring, IX: February 17, 2014, 2014

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photolondon.org

On the occasion of Photo London, Vera Lutter and Martin Barnes, senior curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, will speak about Lutter’s exploration of light, time, and movement and her use of a room-sized camera obscura to capture architecture, urban landscapes, and industrial sites. The pair will also discuss her decision to retain the negative image and refrain from multiplication or reproduction. To attend the event, purchase tickets at photolondon.org.

Vera Lutter, Cold Spring, IX: February 17, 2014, 2014

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art
www.lacma.org

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Vera Lutter, The Death of Lucretia: February 10, 2017, 2017 © Vera Lutter

Vera Lutter, The Death of Lucretia: February 10, 2017, 2017

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www.tefaf.com

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present a special exhibition of Vera Lutter’s new body of work from her residency at the museum. Lutter has been creating photographs that examine the museum’s exterior architecture, gallery interiors, and permanent collection, and this exhibition will mark the first public display of these new photographs.

Vera Lutter, The Death of Lucretia: February 10, 2017, 2017

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