Lucas Blalock (US)

Lucas Blalock, [More Bunny] (detail), 2020

Lucas Blalock, More Bunny (detail), 2020

Lucas Blalock’s work over the last 10+ years has explored falseness and evident mechanics in photography. Blalock recently staged his first solo museum exhibition in the United States, An Enormous Oar at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and his first in Europe,  . . . Or or, at the Museum Kurhaus in Kleve, Germany. Recent group shows include: NEW VISIONS: The Henie Onstad Triennial for Photography and New Media, Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo, Norway (2020), The Extreme Present, Moore Building, Miami, FL (2019), The 2019 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2019), and All the Marvelous Surfaces: Photography Since Karl Blossfeldt, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA USA (2019). Blalock has also made a number of artist books with titles including Towards a Warm Math (Hassla, 2011), Windows Mirrors Tabletops (Morel, 2013), Inside the White Cub (Peradam, 2014), Making Memeries (SPBH, 2016), and A Grocer’s Orgy (Primary Information, 2018). He is also active as a writer and has published interviews and essays in catalogues and periodicals including IMA, Aperture, Foam, Mousse, and Objectiv. Blalock, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, holds a BA from Bard College, attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and received his MFA from UCLA.

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