Illuminated III by Clay Lipsky
Clay Lipsky

Illuminated III

2012 / 2014
Limited Edition, Edition of: 100, Signed
Limited Edition, Edition of: 100, Signed
14.2 x 17.7
20.5 x 25.6
Change Frame

Mounted on aluminium Dibond, depth 3 mm matte, Frameless, 14.2 x 17.7" (External dimensions)

On premium paper. Not mounted or framed. Shipped rolled.

Change Frame

Mounted on aluminium Dibond, depth 3 mm matte, Frameless, 20.5 x 25.6" (External dimensions)

On premium paper. Not mounted or framed. Shipped rolled.

$ 289.00
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Background Information about Clay Lipsky
Ethereal Abstraction

“Looking through the lens is much like looking into another dimension for me. It is a medium that offers so much diversity in terms of style and expression.”

It was only a few years ago that Clay Lipsky began to focus entirely on photography. In his “Illuminated” series, in which the images have a powerful narrative and strong symbolism, it is easy to recognise his previous experience as a director. The scenes evoke a perfect summer’s day with surging waves, salty sea air, and sand between our toes, and they are imbued with an almost irrepressible urge for freedom. Lipsky achieves this effect by overlaying components: Amidst trees, meadows, beaches and the ocean, the distinctive silhouette of a woman emerges.

Using double exposures, the artist captures the sensual female form, but the enigmatic stranger remains a shadow standing before a dreamlike backdrop. Through this abstraction, Lipsky’s photographs develop a lightness and a timeless allure. With their iconic imagery, the photos recall scenes from our collective memories, calling on us to recollect and relive our own endless summers. The use of Polaroid film for the series only serves to strengthen this effect, allowing the artist to generate quite remarkable colours while lending the images an original yet vintage appearance.

Clay Lipsky has been recognised with the prestigious Emmy Award for his graphic design work. His photographs have already appeared in countless exhibitions in cities such as Los Angeles, New York, and Warsaw to name a few.
Hannah Hör
1974Born in Scottsdale, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA
2013Fresh Award
2013Photo LA Emerging Focus

Solo Exhibitions

2013Atomic Overlook, Smithsonian’s National Atomic Testing Museum, Las Vegas, USA

Group Exhibitions

2014Faces of America, dnj Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
2014Alternate Realities, Arena1, Santa Monica, USA
2014Fact and Friction, Chung King Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2014Structure, Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, USA
2014Critical Mass Top 50 Show, Houston Center for Photography, USA
2013Ballarat International Foto Bienniale, Victoria, Australia
2013Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco, USA
2013Emerging Focus, Photo LA, Los Angeles, USA
2012The Next: Emerging LA Artists, Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2012Lust, Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, USA
2012Momentum, Impossible Project Space, New York City, USA
2012LA Collection, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2011Dirty, Tampa Museum of Art, USA
2011Water: Our Thirsty World, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, USA