Vera Lutter

  • Vera Lutter
    Clock Tower, Brooklyn, XIX : June 3, 2009, 2009
    Unique silver-gelatin print 141 x 141,5 cm

  • Vera Lutter
    Isola di San Giorgio, Venise : January 25, 2008, 2008
    Unique silver-gelatin print
    61 x 49 cm

  • Vera Lutter
    Central Park, New York : January 24, 2013
    2013
    Unique silver-gelatin print
    72 x 37 cm (Image)

  • Vera Lutter
    Effelsberg IV, September 2, 2013, 2013
    Unique fiber based silver gelatin print, mounted on museum board and framed behind plexi glass
    222,3 x 142,2 cm (Image)

  • Vera Lutter
    Cold Spring III: March 9, 2013
    2013
    Unique fiber based silver gelatin print, mounted on museum board and framed behind plexi glass
    242 x 287 cm (framed)

  • Vera Lutter
    The Dakota IV: June 25-26, 2015
    2015
    Unique silver-gelatin print
    118 x 142 cm

  • Vera Lutter
    Central Park, New York : January 9, 2013
    2013
    Unique silver-gelatin print
    37 x 72 cm (Image)

  • Vera Lutter
    Inside Looking In, Studio VII : August 15 – September 12, 2003
    Unique silver-gelatin print
    3 panels: 229 x 427 cm

Vera Lutter investigates the camera obscura and its process of recording light on photographic paper. She draws inspiration from architecture and her works explore urban landscapes, industrial sites, mythical landscapes, and the views from her artist studio. These are a selection of the many places where she reframes images to reveal different layers of spatial perception. Her large-scale photographs often require several hours or days of light exposure. She chooses to work with room-sized cameras allowing the size of the resulting image to reflect the architecture in which it was made. The prolonged exposure allows her to record images that give evidence to time passed. The resulting ephemera and movement dissolve time into the image, sometimes enabling ghostly forms to surface. These photographs don’t simply translate the real; they also reveal an intermediate world, a space of corresponding apparitions. The images radiate a fluid and otherworldly feeling that allows the gaze to drift and linger on certain details captured with startling precision.

Exhibitions