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Claudia Losi, Landscapes, 2010, glass, wood, metal, and photographs, 21 1/8 x 49 5/8 x 15 1/8".

Claudia Losi

Monica De Cardenas | Milan

Claudia Losi, Landscapes, 2010, glass, wood, metal, and photographs, 21 1/8 x 49 5/8 x 15 1/8".

Claudia Losi has made the idea of storytelling central to her research. Entering her recent exhibition in Milan, one came across two pieces from her ongoing “Landscapes” series. Three more works from the same series were located in the fourth room. They had the same form and dimensions as the first two, but depict different subjects. All the compositions in the series are made using the same technique: layering reproductions of landscapes from vintage scientific publications and images taken by the artist. Each work is created by distributing nine images between ten overlapping sheets of glass, held together by an aluminum frame and displayed on a birch base, resembling the shelving of Haim Steinbach. Losi has said she conceives these concretions of images as a reflection on the coexistence of different temporalities. Indeed, one of the subjects she depicts is a man dressed in

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