Carrie Schneider

Moon Drawing #188

Lot Closed

December 14, 09:40 PM GMT


2,400 - 4,500 USD

Lot Details


Carrie Schneider

b. 1979

Moon Drawing #188

Executed in 2015

silver gelatin photography, printed from one negative

Framed; 11 ¼ by 14 ¼ by 1 ¼ in. (28.6 by 36.2 by 3.2 cm.)

Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche, Chicago

Carrie Schneider is known for what she refers to as “performative photographs.” Treating herself, as well as her family, friends, and colleagues as subject matter, Schneider examines their and her own psychological states through the production of images that are simultaneously quotidien and surreal. Her Moon series marks a full twenty-eight-day moon cycle of labor during which the artist used a medium format camera to photograph the night sky. Schneider then exposed the same thirty rolls of film on a nightly basis, often rewinding and shooting again multiple times in one night.

Recent solo exhibitions of Scheider’s work include those at the Miller Institute of Contemporary Art at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh; Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago; and the California Museum of Photography, Riverside. Her work has been included in exhibitions at The Suburban, Milwaukee; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson; and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York

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