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Lois in her truck Maxie, 2009

Archival pigment print
5 1/2 × 7 in
14 × 17.8 cm
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About the work

Working in color and black-and-white, and employing long exposures, Matthew Pillsbury is celebrated …

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Working in color and black-and-white, and employing long exposures, Matthew Pillsbury is celebrated for his atmospheric photographs of urban scenes and city dwellers, both isolated and among the crowd.

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Frame dimensions: 12"x12". Print dimensions vary.

Frame dimensions: 12"x12". Print dimensions vary.

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Courtesy of the artist and Benrubi Gallery
Matthew Pillsbury
French-American, b. 1973
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Famed for his long-exposure photographs of interiors and cityscapes using only ambient light, Matthew Pillsbury’s images are consistently moody and atmospheric. Working exclusively in black-and-white, Pillsbury cites his most significant influences as Hiroshi Sugimoto and Abelardo Morell. He is fascinated by the role that technology plays in contemporary life: in 2004, he began documenting people watching television, the blinding white screens serving as the major source of light. “I don’t intend my work to be a salvation or a criticism of technology, but really just an opportunity for people to reflect […], ” he says.

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About the work

Working in color and black-and-white, and employing long exposures, Matthew Pillsbury is celebrated …

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Working in color and black-and-white, and employing long exposures, Matthew Pillsbury is celebrated for his atmospheric photographs of urban scenes and city dwellers, both isolated and among the crowd.

Aperture Foundation Benefit Auction

Frame dimensions: 12"x12". Print dimensions vary.

Frame dimensions: 12"x12". Print dimensions vary.

Signature
Signed recto
Image rights
Courtesy of the artist and Benrubi Gallery
Matthew Pillsbury
French-American, b. 1973
Follow

Famed for his long-exposure photographs of interiors and cityscapes using only ambient light, Matthew Pillsbury’s images are consistently moody and atmospheric. Working exclusively in black-and-white, Pillsbury cites his most significant influences as Hiroshi Sugimoto and Abelardo Morell. He is fascinated by the role that technology plays in contemporary life: in 2004, he began documenting people watching television, the blinding white screens serving as the major source of light. “I don’t intend my work to be a salvation or a criticism of technology, but really just an opportunity for people to reflect […], ” he says.

Lois in her truck Maxie, 2009

Archival pigment print
5 1/2 × 7 in
14 × 17.8 cm
Bidding closed
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