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FREE Opening Day: Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera

A dark-skinned person in front of a luminous violet background gazes upward past you, but upon closer inspection it seems their eyes are not real.
  1. Long A dark-skinned person in front of a luminous violet background gazes upward past you. They have short black hair and full, glossy lips and they wear a white sleeveless blouse with decorative stitching. The Their head tilts to their right as light shines from the upper right, illuminating their face and casting shadows. Upon closer inspection, their eyes do not seem real.

Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera

A black-and-white photo shows a film camera next to a much smaller version of itself.

Image Credits

Image Credits in Order of Appearance

Laurie Simmons, The Music of Regret IV, 1994. Gelatin silver print; framed: 23 5/16 × 23 in. (59.21 × 58.42 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York.Laurie Simmons, How We See/Ajak (Violet), 2015. Pigment print; overall: 70 × 48 in. (177.8 × 121.92 cm). Lise and Michael Evans. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York.Laurie Simmons, How We See/Sisi (Gold), 2015. Pigment print; framed: 71 1/4 × 49 1/8 in. (180.98 × 124.78 cm). Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, Clothes Make the Man: Ask Any Woman, 1992. Clothing, nylon/fiberglass, wood; overall: 39 × 12 × 15 in. (99.06 × 30.48 × 38.1 cm). Hall Collection. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, The Love Doll/Day 27/Day 1 (New in Box), 2010. Fuji Matte print; framed: 74 1/4 × 56 3/4 in. (188.6 × 144.15 cm). Wilkinson Vintners Collection, London. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, The Music of Regret, 2006. 35mm film (transferred to HD Cam). Dimensions variable. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, House Underneath (Standing), 1998. Pigment print; framed: 63 3/8 × 43 1/2 in. (160.97 × 110.49 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Laurie Simmons, Big Man Swimming Towards Ladder, 1981. Gelatin silver print; framed: 22 7/8 × 30 5/8 in. (58.1 × 77.79 cm). Collection of Carroll Dunham. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, Big Camera/Little Camera, 1976. Gelatin silver print; framed: 14 3/4 × 19 1/8 in. (37.47 × 48.58 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, Staircase, 1977. Gelatin silver print; framed: 14 3/4 × 19 1/8 in. (37.47 × 48.58 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Laurie Simmons, Pushing Lipstick (Spotlight), 1979. Cibachrome print; framed: 12 1/4 × 15 1/4 in. (31.12 × 38.74 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Laurie Simmons, Walking Cake II (Color), 1989. Pigment print; framed: 65 7/8 × 47 7/8 × 2 1/4 in. (167.32 × 121.6 × 5.72 cm). Courtesy of the Artist, Mary Boone Gallery, and Salon 94, New York. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, Walking House, 1989. Pigment print; image: 83 1/2 × 47 1/2 in. (212.09 × 120.65 cm). Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Museum purchase, The Friends of Art Endowment Fund. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Laurie Simmons, Modern Office (with Four Women), 1998. Cibachrome print; overall: 28 × 40 in. (71.12 × 101.6 cm). Collection of the artist. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.Laurie Simmons, Country Road: Kentucky, 1984. Pigment print; framed: 61 × 41 in. (154.94 × 104.14 cm). Amanda Wilkinson Gallery. Photo: © Laurie Simmons, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94.