Sunday, February 28

Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines

The Motel, 2014
"Gagosian New York is pleased to present new photographs by Gregory Crewdson. Cathedral of the Pines (2013–14) was made during three productions in and around the rural town of Becket, Massachusetts. In images that recall nineteenth-century American and European paintings, Crewdson photographed figures in the surrounding forests, including the actual trail from which the series takes its title. Interior scenes charged with ambiguous narratives probe tensions between art, life, connection and separation, intimacy and isolation. The series comprises thirty-one digital pigment prints, each measuring 45 × 58 inches framed. In Woman at Sink, a woman pauses from her household upkeep, lost in thought. ..."
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NY Times: Alone, in a Crowd, With Gregory Crewdson
Interview: Gregory Crewdson, Mystery in Everyday Life