Gregory Crewdson, ‘Untitled, Winter (Bed of Roses)’, 2005, Sotheby's
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Gregory Crewdson

Untitled, Winter (Bed of Roses), 2005

Digital chromogenic print
57 × 88 in
144.7 × 223.5 cm
Edition 3/6
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From Generation to Generation: Important Photographs from the Ames Collection

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Gregory Crewdson
American, b. 1962
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In suburban settings or on elaborately detailed sets of American homes, interiors, and neighborhoods, Gregory Crewdson stages haunting, cinematic photos of alienation and eerie quietude. “I’ve always been interested in wanting to construct the world in photographs,” he has said. Crewdson’s work combines the documentary style of William Eggleston and Walker Evans with a dreamlike quality reminiscent of such filmmakers as Stephen Spielberg and David Lynch. Yet unlike those directors, Crewdson is compelled by how the still image freezes time and sets limitations, “like a story that is forever frozen in between moments, before and after, and always left as a kind of unresolved question,” he describes. His quietly disturbing American settings, with their immaculately staged lighting and somber, solitary figures, are often seen as functioning in conversation with the works of Edward Hopper.

Gregory Crewdson, ‘Untitled, Winter (Bed of Roses)’, 2005, Sotheby's
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From Generation to Generation: Important Photographs from the Ames Collection

Flush-mounted, a Luhring Augustine gallery label, signed in ink and with typed title, date, and edition number, on the reverse, framed, no. 3 in an edition of 6.

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Gregory Crewdson
American, b. 1962
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In suburban settings or on elaborately detailed sets of American homes, interiors, and neighborhoods, Gregory Crewdson stages haunting, cinematic photos of alienation and eerie quietude. “I’ve always been interested in wanting to construct the world in photographs,” he has said. Crewdson’s work combines the documentary style of William Eggleston and Walker Evans with a dreamlike quality reminiscent of such filmmakers as Stephen Spielberg and David Lynch. Yet unlike those directors, Crewdson is compelled by how the still image freezes time and sets limitations, “like a story that is forever frozen in between moments, before and after, and always left as a kind of unresolved question,” he describes. His quietly disturbing American settings, with their immaculately staged lighting and somber, solitary figures, are often seen as functioning in conversation with the works of Edward Hopper.

Gregory Crewdson

Untitled, Winter (Bed of Roses), 2005

Digital chromogenic print
57 × 88 in
144.7 × 223.5 cm
Edition 3/6
.
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