Untitled by Lisa Oppenheim

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Lisa Oppenheim

8.5 inches x 11 inches, framed

Lisa Oppenheim’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (2017), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (2016), FRAC Champagne-Ardenne (2015), Kunstverein in Hamburg (2014), Grazer Kunstverein, (2014). In 2014, Oppenheim was the recipient the AIMIA|AGO Photography Prize from the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Shpilman International Photography Prize from the Israel Museum. Notable group exhibitions including Off the Record, Guggenheim Museum, New York  (2021), Afterlives, The Jewish Museum, New York (2021),  Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography, The Getty Center, Los Angeles (2015), AIMIA|AGO Photography Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2014), and New Photography at The Museum of Modern Art (2013).Oppenheim’s work is held in the permanent collections of The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, among others. She lives and works in New York, where she is represented by Tanya Bonakdar Gallery.
For this work, Oppenheim bypasses the camera, applying wood veneers straight onto photographic paper to directly transfer their natural patterns, transporting material into image with no intermediary. The artist uses both Cherry and Birdseye veneers to create this work, the origins of which are beautifully conveyed through the frames that are made from the same wood species.
You can view more of her layered and evocative work through her website here.

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