Erica Baum
Image of a photograph in a black frame, the photograph depicts an up close look at a vintage sewing pattern. The pattern's paper is yellowed and coarse, and the lines are black. The pattern is cropped and all that is visible are a series of curved lines and the word "Edge."

Edge 33, 2019 (Patterns) Archival pigment print 16 × 17.48 in.

Image of a photograph in a black frame, the photograph depicts an up close look at a vintage sewing pattern. The pattern's paper is yellowed and coarse. The pattern is cropped and visible are a series of straight lines and two dots in green and red, faintly you can see the word "skirt."

Skirt Green Red, 2019 (Patterns) Archival pigment print 16 × 16.98 in.

Image of a photograph in a black frame, the photograph depicts an up close look at a vintage sewing pattern. The pattern's paper is yellowed and wrinkled. The pattern is cropped and visible are a series of straight and curved black lines with the word "FOLD" at the top right corner above an arrow.

Fold Coat, 2018 (Patterns) Archival pigment print 16 × 17.63 in.

Image of a photograph in a black frame, the photograph depicts an up close look at a vintage sewing pattern. The pattern's paper is yellowed and coarse, appearing to be folded in half down the middle. The pattern is cropped and visible are a series of numbered shapes and the words "Fold, Edges, Fold"

Edges Fold Fold, 2018 (Patterns) Archival pigment print 36 × 33.33 in.

Image of a cut and collaged newspaper with horizontal stripes of color and text, visible is the sentence "band was curtailed, in no small part."

Banter Was Curtailed In No Small Part, 2020 (Newspaper Clippings) Archival pigment print 15 × 18.55 in.

Image of a cut and collaged newspaper with horizontal stripes of color and text, visible is the sentence "by putting you in her shoes, and" next to "A Monster."

In Her Shoes, 2020 (Newspaper Clippings) Archival pigment print 15 × 19.34 in.

Image of a cut and collaged newspaper with horizontal stripes of yellow and text, visible is the sentence "square is the chatter of birds." The image is framed in a white frame with white window mat.

Square Chatter, 2013 (Newspaper Clippings) Archival pigment print 15.38 × 20 in.

Photograph of collaged images taken from books arranged in thin vertical stripes creating an abstract image of color and shape. Partially visible a sliver of a person's face showing their cheek and ear. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable.

Preempt, 2019 (Naked Eye) Archival pigment print 16 × 14.1 in.

Photograph peering into an open book with the edges of the book's paper creating thin vertical stripes resulting in an mostly abstract image of color and shape. Visible is a cropped image of a woman, possibly asleep with eyes closed. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable. The dominant color in the image is orange.

Trance, 2018 (Naked Eye) Archival pigment print 15.17 × 18 in.

Photograph peering into an open book with the edges of the book's paper creating thin vertical strips resulting in an abstracted image of color and shape. Visible are cropped images of green plant foliage. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable. The dominant color in the image is orange with the exception of the green plants.

Aquas Paleatus, 2018 (Naked Eye Natural World) Archival pigment print 18 × 16 in.

Photograph peering into an open book with the edges of the book's paper creating thin vertical stripes resulting in an mostly abstract image of color and shape. Visible is a cropped image of legs, and small bits of text. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable. The image is black and white.

i.e., 2012 (Naked Eye) Archival pigment print 18 × 15 ½ in.

Photograph peering into an open book with the edges of the book's paper creating thin vertical stripes resulting in an mostly abstract image of color and shape. Visible is a cropped image of a woman with her back turned. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable. The dominant color in the image is the yellowed paper and the green dyed paper edges.

Shampoo, 2008 (Naked Eye) Archival pigment print 19 × 14 in.

Photograph peering into an open book with the edges of the book's paper creating thin wavy vertical stripes resulting in an mostly abstract image of color and shape. Visible is a cropped image of a man embracing another person solemnly. All other strips are fairly unrecognizable. The image is mostly black and white except for the yellow dyed paper edges.

Amnesia, 2009 (Naked Eye) Archival pigment print 17 × 15 in.

Image of a dog-eared page of a book creating a square with a diagonal fold going across. The paper is very yellowed from age. There are page numbers showing 174 and 175, with the words "Yes? Yes. How" on the left triangle and "I? I would not do that. differently." on the right.

Differently, 2009 (Dog Ear) Archival pigment print 9 × 9 in.

Image of a dog-eared page of a book creating a square with a diagonal fold going across. The paper is an off-white hue. The title is taken from a piece of text visible in the image: "word, intention."

Word Intention, 2014 (Dog Ear) Archival pigment print 9 × 9 in.

Image of a dog-eared page of a book creating a square with a diagonal fold going across. The paper is yellowed from age. The edges of the book have been dyed purple giving the image a purple frame. The only words visible are "ugh. I"

Ugh, 2019 (Dog Ear) Archival pigment print 9 × 9 in.

Image of a dog-eared page of a book creating a square with a diagonal fold going across. The paper is yellowed from age. There is a small amount of text on either page that is cut short by the folded paper.

Wishes, 2014 (Dog Ear) Archival pigment print 9 × 9 in.

Image of a dog-eared page of a book creating a square with a diagonal fold going across. The paper is yellowed from age. The title is taken from a piece of text visible in the image: "examined"

Examined, 2009 (Dog Ear) Archival pigment print 9 × 9 in.

Image of the folded corner of the yellowed pages of a book, with a grey central square made up of two triangles which is the result of the folding -the square is grey made of ben-day dots with a small x at the top of the upper triangle.

Axiom, 2014 (Stills) Archival pigment print 15 x 15.32 in.

Image of the folded corner of the yellowed pages of a book, with a grey central square made up of two triangles which is the result of the folding -the square is grey made of ben-day dots and the edges of the book's pages have been dyed red creating a red border in the image.

Sexercises, 2014 (Stills) Archival pigment print 15 × 15.44 in.

Image of the folded corner of the yellowed pages of a book, with a central square made up of two black and white images creating two triangles due to the folding of the paper. It is unclear what the top triangle is depicting but the bottom triangle shows a tree branch with leaves in front of a window.

Zenith, 2015 (Stills) Archival Pigment Print 15 × 14 ¾ in.

Image of the folded corner of a page of a book, with a central square made up of two black and white images creating two triangles due to the folding of the paper. It is unclear what the bottom triangle is depicting but the top triangle shows a cropped image of a woman and a man standing side by side.

Pageant, 2015 (Stills) Archival Pigment Print 15 × 15 ¾ in.

Close up black and white image of a woman's face with the majority of the facial features cut away in the shape of a rectangle that is filled with a second gray image.

Zelda, 2004 (Them) Gelatin silver print 36 ⅛ × 27 in

Image of a black and white scan of a player piano music roll, with vertical dotted lines corresponding to the keys that would play, with song lyrics in the margin that state "I cling to each word" when read bottom to top.

I Cling to Each Word, 2008 (Piano Rolls) Digital C-print 38 × 40 in.

Image of a black and white scan of a player piano music roll, with vertical dotted lines corresponding to the keys that would play. In the center is a crescent moon symbol with the word "pause" next to it.

Pause, 2008 (Piano Rolls) Digital C-print 40 × 38 in.

Black and white image, mostly black rendered in a cross hatched manner, with a halo of white space in the center of the image with words that say "Ooze, deep-sea, 305"

Untitled (Ooze Deep Sea), 2000 (Index) Digital C-print 18.503 × 24 in.

Black and white image, mostly white with a faint Ben-day dot pattern that darkens towards the corners, with an opening at the center of the image with words that say "awful 31, 860 - silence 403"

Untitled (Awful Silence), 1999 (Index) Digital C-print 24 × 18 in.

Black and white photograph of an index card with type writer text at the bottom left that states "Swans Amputees" and hand written text at the top right of the image that reads "118-12 A"

Untitled (Swans Amputees), 1998 (Frick) Gelatin silver print 14 × 18 in.

Black and white photograph of an index card with type writer text at the center of the image that states "Daggers Cloaks" with hand written carrots next to each word and a hand written letter "A" in the top left corner

Untitled (Daggers Cloaks), 1998 (Frick) Gelatin silver print 13 × 18 in.

Untitled (Nude Figures, Shells, Triumphs), 1998
(Frick)
Gelatin silver print
13 ¼ × 18 in.

Untitled (Nude Figures, Shells, Triumphs), 1998 (Frick) Gelatin silver print 13 ¼ × 18 in.

Subject Index, 2008 (Installation view) Malmo Konstmuseum, Malmo

Untitled (Suburban Homes), 1997
(Card Catalogue)
Gelatin silver print
16 ½ × 22 in.

Untitled (Suburban Homes), 1997 (Card Catalogue) Gelatin silver print 16 ½ × 22 in.

Untitled (Cleopatra), 1997
(Card Catalogue)
Gelatin silver print
16 ½ × 22 ¼ in.

Untitled (Cleopatra), 1997 (Card Catalogue) Gelatin silver print 16 ½ × 22 ¼ in.

A black and white horizontal photograph with a white background and horizontal black lines of the edges of index cards in a card cagalogue file drawer, and at center, on a tab sticking out of the cards, the type written phrase, 'Reason.'

Untitled (Reason), 1997 (Card Catalogue) Gelatin silver print 17 × 22 in.

Installation view of 3 black and white framed horizontal photographs with predomanently white backgrounds and horizontal black lines and at center, the type written phrases interspersed between the black lines. At left the words are Cleopatra, at center, Myth, Ritual, Symbol, and right, the words Once, and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

The Following Information, 2016 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

Untitled (God), 1997
(Card Catalogue)
Gelatin silver print
17 ¼ × 22 ¼ in.

Untitled (God), 1997 (Card Catalogue) Gelatin silver print 17 ¼ × 22 ¼ in.

An image of a black and white photograph taken of a blackboard with the letters l e written in cursive and a closed parenthesis which is very bold and bright white.

Untitled (Le), 1994 (Blackboards) Gelatin silver print 17 × 21 ½ in.

Untitled (A Dozen Roses), 1994
(Blackboards)
Gelatin silver print
20 × 24 in.

Untitled (A Dozen Roses), 1994 (Blackboards) Gelatin silver print 20 × 24 in.

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Untitled (Simbolismo), 1994 (Blackboards) Gelatin silver print 20 × 24 in.

The Following Information, 2016 (Installation view) Bureau, New York

Untitled (Lego My Plato), 1994
(Desktop)
Gelatin silver print
17 ¼ × 22 ⅜ in.

Untitled (Lego My Plato), 1994 (Desktop) Gelatin silver print 17 ¼ × 22 ⅜ in.

Untitled (Nietzche is Peachy), 1994
(Desktop)
Gelatin silver print
21 ⅛ × 16 ¾ in.

Untitled (Nietzche is Peachy), 1994 (Desktop) Gelatin silver print 21 ⅛ × 16 ¾ in.

Hours and Places, 2018 Wojciech Bakowski, Erica Baum, Constance DeJong (Installation view) Bureau, New York