First Solo Gallery Exhibition at Luhring Augustine of New Work by Artist Elad Lassry

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NEW YORK, NY.- Luhring Augustine presents its first solo exhibition of new work by Elad Lassry. This exhibition features photographs as well as unique works, and also debuts a 35mm film. Throughout his oeuvre, Lassry is persistent in his exploration of the status of the picture in the 21st century. His visually complex pictures are at once present and elusive, familiar and alien. Lassry investigates the opposing pictorial realms of the analog and the digital to create a tension that unfolds within the photographic space. In his staged photographs, collages made from found material, and intimately crafted films, Lassry employs seemingly mundane subject matter such as publicity shots, portraits of animals, nondescript landscapes, and still lifes of vegetables. The artist liberates each image from its existing visual history by negating