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Private viewing: Laura Letinsky - Likeness

The Chicago Society

Thursday, April 30, 2009 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (BST)

Private viewing: Laura Letinsky - Likeness

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 Private viewing, in the presence of the artist

Laura Letinsky - Likeness

James Hyman Gallery, Mayfair, London


The Chicago Society at the University of Chicago, in conjunction with the James Hayman Gallery, invites you to meet Laura Letinsky at the London opening of her exhibition of recent photographs.

Professor Letinsky is one of the most important North American artists working in photography today.  Since 1986 Letinsky’s work has been engaged with exploring the domestic space; first through documenting the evolution and enactment of romantic love, and more recently eschewing the human subjects altogether to create still life compositions including remnants of everyday social and domestic life.  


This event is free, but space is limited. RSVP by April 29th.


About the Artist

Laura Letinsky is a Professor at the University of Chicago and Chair of the Department of Visual Arts. Her color photographic series have been shown at museums and galleries including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Nederlands Foto Institute; and The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. Her work is in public collections including the Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Publications include Now Again, Galerie Kusseneers, 2005, Hardly More Than Ever, The Renaissance Society, 2004, Eating Architecture, MIT Press, 2004, Blink, Phaidon Press, 2002, and Venus Inferred, University of Chicago Press, 2000.

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