My works deal with the very nature of human desires and explores economic, social, and financial markets including the contemporary art market. Through both sculpture and painting, I examine the nature of desire, the exploitation of man, and the human condition as a whole. My work also examines the idea of the ready-made through the appropriation, exultation, as well as debasement of the work of Andy Warhol. Through both reproduction and manipulation, I explore how these works can function both conceptually and as a form of currency in a capitalistic and exploitative society.
Born in Greensburg, PA 1982.
Pratt Institute BFA Painitng.
Solo: Charles Lutz, "CODE NAME: GOOD/BAD" Five Myles Gallery Brooklyn, NY. Upcoming August 2010. Charles Lutz, "End Times & Gold Mines" Galerie Nordine Zidoun Luxembourg. Upcoming November 2010. Charles Lutz- New Works, 108 Fine Arts, Harrogate, UK. February 27- March 25 2009. "Sold" a Selection of New Paintings, Tribeca Grand, NY, NY. October 28- November 29 2008. Denial & Acceptance, PEP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. May 2007.
Group: "The New Boom Collective" Helac & Wirth. New York, NY December 18, 2009 - February 23, 2010. Project One: Icons, 108 Fine Art, Harrogate, England. Sept. 2008. Downright, PEP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Oct 2007 PEP Group Show, PEP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. July 2007 Terminal 5, JFK International Curator Rachel K. Ward. NY. Oct 2004.