• size 33.5" × 26.5" × 1.875"
  • year 1996
  • materials Archival pigment print
  • framed In white
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“My pictures aren't created from an idea— they're usually something I've discovered.” — Michael Northrup, in American Photo
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About the Artist

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Michael E. Northrup (b. 1948) is a Maryland-based photographer. He holds an MFA from Chicago Arts Institute and is the recipient of both the Polaroid Grant and Maryland Arts Council Grant. His works have been exhibited in solo and group shows across the US and he has photographs in numerous collections including Nikon, Scientific American, Polaroid, Chicago Arts Institute, and the Virginia Museum of Art. His artbook Beautiful Ecstasy was published by J&L Books in 2003. His second artbook Babe was released in Fall 2012.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • Michael Northrup
  • Photographer Michael Northrup answers our questions about spontaneity in his work and how his photography has changed over the years.
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  • At Home
  • Elizabeth in Williamsburg
  • Hidden away on a quiet street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, writer and Uprise collector Elizabeth's one-bedroom apartment offers a warm retreat.
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