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Letha Wilson

Utah Volcanoes Black Concrete Bend (Steel), 2014

Unique c-print, emulsion transfer, concrete, corten steel frame
18 × 14 × 1 1/2 in
45.7 × 35.6 × 3.8 cm
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Letha Wilson
American, b. 1976
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Turning flat images into sculptural objects, Letha Wilson’s photographs in relief and site-specific installations draw attention to the relationship between architecture and nature. Shots of American landscapes—reddish canyons, the ocean, lush vegetation—are cut and folded like an accordion into wall-hung pieces whose cavities and slashes possess the physicality of Gordon Matta-Clark’s or Lucio Fontana’s interventions. With layers of concrete or bases of cement, Wilson’s works are a manmade contrast to the natural subjects of her prints, while their final textures also refer back to natural terrains.

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About the work
Letha Wilson
American, b. 1976
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Turning flat images into sculptural objects, Letha Wilson’s photographs in relief and site-specific installations draw attention to the relationship between architecture and nature. Shots of American landscapes—reddish canyons, the ocean, lush vegetation—are cut and folded like an accordion into wall-hung pieces whose cavities and slashes possess the physicality of Gordon Matta-Clark’s or Lucio Fontana’s interventions. With layers of concrete or bases of cement, Wilson’s works are a manmade contrast to the natural subjects of her prints, while their final textures also refer back to natural terrains.

Letha Wilson

Utah Volcanoes Black Concrete Bend (Steel), 2014

Unique c-print, emulsion transfer, concrete, corten steel frame
18 × 14 × 1 1/2 in
45.7 × 35.6 × 3.8 cm
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