Laura Letinsky is currently featured in Shifting Frequencies, a two-woman show with Beth Lipman, on view through December 16, 2023 at Wasserman Projects.
12" x 13"
120 pages, Hardcover
50 color images
Interview by Lynne Tillman
Published 2015 by Radius Books
Chicago-based photographer Laura Letinsky is known for her depictions of the remnants of foods and objects common to the dining table, ranging from a lipstick-smeared half-empty wine glass to nibbled-upon cakes over ripe fruits. These works have commonly used an actual tabletop as their point of origin.
For her new series Ill Form & Void Full, she creates references to the table from existing photographs, Martha Stewart, Dwell and Good Housekeeping magazines, her old work, the art of friends and actual objects. This process shows how ideas about the private sphere and their manifestation in our lives are always predicated upon what has come before: that is, perception itself is a construction.
Included in this monograph are all 50 works from the series, as well as an interview with the artist conducted by the acclaimed novelist and cultural critic, Lynne Tillman.