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Film still from Gregory Crewdson: There but Not There (2017), directed by Juliane Hiam © Crewdson Studio

Talk and Screening

Gregory Crewdson

May 19–20, 2018
Festival of Disruption at Brooklyn Steel, New York
www.festivalofdisruption.com

Gregory Crewdson will participate in the Festival of Disruption, curated by David Lynch. He will be giving a talk in conjunction with the screening of Gregory Crewdson: There but Not There, a short documentary released in 2017 that offers a rare glimpse into his casting and artistic process.

Film still from Gregory Crewdson: There but Not There (2017), directed by Juliane Hiam © Crewdson Studio

Gregory Crewdson, The Haircut, 2014

Tour

Gregory Crewdson
Cathedral of the Pines

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6pm
The Photographers’ Gallery, London 
www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

Join Gagosian and the Photographers’ Gallery for a tour of Gregory Crewdson’s Cathedral of the Pines with a special talk by curator Clare Grafik. The event is free and open to the public.

Gregory Crewdson, The Haircut, 2014

Announcements

Gregory Crewdson

Video

Gregory Crewdson
Matthew Weiner

As part of 2013 Paris Photo Los Angeles, photographer Gregory Crewdson sits with writer and director Matthew Weiner in the Sherry Lansing Theater to discuss the relationship between still and moving images in the history of art and cinema.

Gregory Crewdson

Video

Gregory Crewdson
Sanctuary

Bomb magazine visits Gregory Crewdson at his home in upstate New York to discuss his photo series Sanctuary (2009), which he shot at Cinecittà, a famous film studio outside of Rome. In contrast to his previous work, these sparse images—of deteriorated sets Crewdson discovered on the studio grounds—reveal the photographer to have intervened only minimally with his subject, eschewing artificial lighting.

Museum Exhibitions

Ed Ruscha, Hotel, 1962 © Ed Ruscha

Opening this Week

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

October 26, 2019–February 23, 2020
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
www.vmfa.museum

Edward Hopper and the American Hotel explores the artist’s images of hospitality settings showcasing more than sixty of the artist’s paintings, drawings, watercolors, and illustrations. Also included are thirty-five works by American artists that similarly explore the visual culture of hotels, travel, and mobility from the early twentieth century to the present, including work by Gregory Crewdson, Ed Ruscha, and Cindy Sherman.

Ed Ruscha, Hotel, 1962 © Ed Ruscha

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

On View

Shared Space
A New Era, Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

Through December 15, 2019
Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, Connecticut
www.usj.edu

This exhibition explores a changing social landscape captured in photographs and video created over the span of nearly twenty-five years. Eighteen artists from nine countries explore how the physical spaces in which we interact—from city streets to rural landscapes—have evolved alongside our access to a virtual “global village.” Work by Gregory Crewdson and Andreas Gursky is included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

Installation view, Fiçcão e fabricação: Fotografia de arquitetura após a revolução digital, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, March 20–August 19, 2019. Artwork, left to right © Jeff Wall, © Gregory Crewdson

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Fiçcão e fabricação
Fotografia de arquitetura após a revolução digital

March 20–August 19, 2019
Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon
www.maat.pt

This exhibition, whose English title is Fiction and Fabrication: Photography of Architecture after the Digital Turn, looks at artists who have created and engaged with imagery of architecture. It examines how digital manipulation has enabled a fictionalization of architectural spaces, and explores architecture’s role in an expanded practice of photography within contemporary art. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Andreas Gursky, and Jeff Wall is included.

Installation view, Fiçcão e fabricação: Fotografia de arquitetura após a revolução digital, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, March 20–August 19, 2019. Artwork, left to right © Jeff Wall, © Gregory Crewdson

Ed Ruscha, Azteca/Azteca In Decline, 2007, Broad Art Foundation © Ed Ruscha

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A Journey That Wasn’t

June 30, 2018–February 10, 2019
The Broad, Los Angeles
www.thebroad.org

This exhibition explores complex representations of time and its passage. The show includes more than fifty works drawn from the museum’s collection of postwar and contemporary art and features more than twenty artists, including Richard Artschwager, Gregory Crewdson, Andreas Gursky, Anselm Kiefer, and Ed Ruscha.

Ed Ruscha, Azteca/Azteca In Decline, 2007, Broad Art Foundation © Ed Ruscha

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2006 © Gregory Crewdson

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New Territory
Landscape Photography Today

June 24–September 16, 2018
Denver Art Museum
denverartmuseum.org

This exhibition will survey contemporary landscape photography from around the world. More than eighty photographs will gauge how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time. Work by Gregory Crewdson and Sally Mann will be included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2006 © Gregory Crewdson

Ellen Gallagher, Untitled (10), 2000 © Ellen Gallagher

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Praying for Time

March 2–July 8, 2018
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
www.brandeis.edu

Marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall, the attacks of September 11, and civil war, the end of the twentieth century can also be viewed as a time that presaged immense global revolutions, both social and digital, that have transformed our world. Praying for Time reflects the diversity of voices and concerns in art produced during that pivotal period from 1980 through the early 2000s. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Ellen Gallagher, Richard Prince, Richard Serra, and Andy Warhol is included. 

Ellen Gallagher, Untitled (10), 2000 © Ellen Gallagher

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

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Gregory Crewdson in
Making Home: Contemporary Art from the DIA

December 1, 2017–June 6, 2018
Detroit Institute of Arts
www.dia.org

This exhibition presents prints, drawings, and photographs that are concerned with idealistic representations of home. Works both affirm common symbols of domestic space and question popular ideas of home as a symbol of comfort, belonging, and permanency. Work by Gregory Crewdson is included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1998–2002 © Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2001 © Gregory Crewdson

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Inside Out
Photography and Psychology

February 7–May 12, 2018
DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt
www.dzbank-kunstsammlung.de

Photography and psychology are two very distinct fields that have significantly shaped our cultural modern age. The exhibition explores the correlation between the two areas and poses the question, In what ways has modern psychological inquiry influenced artistic and wider cultural production? And also, in counter to this, what potential does photography have to expose the capacities of the contemporary human psyche? Exhibits from the disciplines of both science and art will be on display. Work by Gregory Crewdson and Taryn Simon is included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2001 © Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, The Shed, 2013 © Gregory Crewdson

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Gregory Crewdson
Cathedral of the Pines

November 12, 2017–January 7, 2018
Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun, Poland
en.csw.torun.pl

The deeply evocative series Cathedral of the Pines (2013–14), typical of Crewdson’s cinematic scope and complex narratives, is photographed against the backdrop of the rural town of Becket, Massachusetts. This exhibition has traveled from the Photographers’ Gallery in London.

Gregory Crewdson, The Shed, 2013 © Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2003/05 © Gregory Crewdson

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Modes of Behavior Towards People When Affection Plays a Part

July 15–November 5, 2017
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany
www.kunstmuseum-stuttgart.de

The Kunstmuseum Stuttgart will present a selection from the collection of Alison and Peter W. Klein. The Kleins, who have been collecting for over thirty years, have amassed a varied collection of more than two thousand works by international artists. Work by Gregory Crewdson, Anselm Kiefer, and Karin Kneffel is included.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 2003/05 © Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson, Cathedral of the Pines, 2014

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Gregory Crewdson
Cathedral of the Pines

June 23, 2018–October 8, 2017
The Photographers’ Gallery, London
thephotographersgallery.org.uk

This is the first time the Cathedral of the Pines series has been exhibited in the UK and the first time the Photographers’ Gallery has devoted all three of its gallery spaces to one artist. The deeply evocative series, typical of Crewdson’s cinematic scope and complex narratives, is photographed against the backdrop of the rural town of Becket, Massachusetts.

Gregory Crewdson, Cathedral of the Pines, 2014

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1996

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Gregory Crewdson
The Becket Pictures

May 20–September 17, 2017
FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France
www.frac-auvergne.fr

This exhibition features images of Fireflies (1996) together with the artist’s more recent series, Cathedral of the Pines (2013–14). Despite the fifteen-plus years separating the two series of images, both were created at the same site—near the town of Becket, Massachusetts—but in accordance with very different protocols. Fireflies was shot over two months with the most rudimentary means—the photographer worked alone, with his camera—while Cathedral of the Pines was photographed over two years, requiring the manpower and technology of a movie production.

Gregory Crewdson, Untitled, 1996

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