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Joshua Lutz, ‘Emergency’, 2009, ClampArt
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Joshua Lutz

Emergency, 2009

Digital C-print
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 5
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,000
Location
New York City
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About the work
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Signed and numbered on label, verso
Joshua Lutz
American, b. 1975
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In his poetic, ambiguous color photographs, Joshua Lutz explores liminal sites and mental states, shooting at city borders and close to his own home to reveal the unsettling overlap between urban and rural, center and margins, sanity and illness. Working in series, he has crafted a semi-fictionalized photographic narrative of his mother’s mental illness, and has captured the mix of culture and nature at the outskirts of Amsterdam, New York, and New Jersey. His images are open-ended vignettes, which Lutz leaves unexplained. As he describes: “I think […] we need to think about photographs more in the way we do paintings and less in the traditional sense of a document. […] I like the ideas of possibilities and the more I talk about [my photographs] the less experiences people can have with looking at them.”

Joshua Lutz, ‘Emergency’, 2009, ClampArt
Joshua Lutz, ‘Emergency’, 2009, ClampArt
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About the work
Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed and numbered on label, verso
Joshua Lutz
American, b. 1975
Follow

In his poetic, ambiguous color photographs, Joshua Lutz explores liminal sites and mental states, shooting at city borders and close to his own home to reveal the unsettling overlap between urban and rural, center and margins, sanity and illness. Working in series, he has crafted a semi-fictionalized photographic narrative of his mother’s mental illness, and has captured the mix of culture and nature at the outskirts of Amsterdam, New York, and New Jersey. His images are open-ended vignettes, which Lutz leaves unexplained. As he describes: “I think […] we need to think about photographs more in the way we do paintings and less in the traditional sense of a document. […] I like the ideas of possibilities and the more I talk about [my photographs] the less experiences people can have with looking at them.”

Joshua Lutz

Emergency, 2009

Digital C-print
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 5
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,000
Location
New York City
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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