Fifty One Too Gallery presents ‘Midlife’, the latest body of work from the New York based photographer Elinor Carucci. The exhibition features a complete overview of small scale photographs collected from her recently published and fourth monograph, ‘Midlife’ (The Monacelli Press). In this seven-year project of interrelated photographs, Carucci plunges the viewer into a deeply personal journey through her passage of time, both confronting us with loss and intimacy. Her colorful and vivid photographs are very much rooted in the multiple observations on her personal life and closest surroundings, using a varied scope of approaches. Passionate and lively, the color of blood runs through her work, embodying Carucci’s life as a woman, entering midlife and losing fertility. The photographs of her abstract paintings—which she carefully made with her own blood— let us dive in a wild, red sea. This color of love, violence and war, refers to being alive, entangled as a red wire in ‘Midlife’ and to her previous bodies of work, such as ‘Closer’, ’Crisis’, and ‘Mother’. Similar to her earlier work, Carucci explores the passage of time following...
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