Staff bio: Eric Lutz, associate curator of prints, drawings, and photographs

By | January 1, 2015
Eric Lutz

Eric Lutz

Eric Lutz is associate curator of prints, drawings, and photographs. In 2017, he will curate the St. Louis presentation of Thomas Struth: Nature and Politics. He recently co-curated A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (2016) and Currents 110: Mariam Ghani (2015). Since joining the Museum in 2005, he has curated more than 30 exhibitions, including The Artist and the Modern Studio (2015), Scenic Wonder: An Early American Journey Down the Hudson River (2015) and Nicholas Nixon: 40 Years of The Brown Sisters (2014). He earned a doctorate in art history from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and he served as a visiting lecturer at the University of California, Irvine; and he worked at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and the Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

Notable media appearances and mentions

Television and video

Recent SLAM exhibitions

  • A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (2016)
  • The Artist and the Modern Studio (2015)
  • Currents 110: Mariam Ghani (2015)
  • Nicholas Nixon: 40 Years of The Brown Sisters (2014)
  • Scenic Wonder: An Early American Journey Down the Hudson River (2014)
  • Brett Weston: Photographs (2014)
  • The Weight of Things: Photographs by Paul Strand and Emmet Gowin (2013)
  • Edward Curtis: Visions of Native America (2013)
  • Mantegna to Man Ray: Six Explorations in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (2013)
  • An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography (2012)
  • The First Act: Staged Photography Before 1980 (2012)
  • Focus on the Collection: Francesco Clemente’s High Fever (2011)
  • Visual Musing: Prints by William Kentridge (2011)
  • Portrait of Depression-Era America (2010)
  • Form in Translation: Sculptors Making Prints and Drawings (2010)