Feb 22, 2021
Feb 22, 2021

Josh Winter Bathing, Sweden

Josh Winter Bathing, Sweden

2015, printed 2020

Lucas Foglia

(American, b. 1983)

Inkjet print

Image: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.); Paper: 88.6 x 114.3 cm (34 7/8 x 45 in.)

Gift of Dr. Joseph Chazan 2020.334

Edition: Ed. 8 + 2 AP

Location

Did you know?

Winter bathing is a popular leisure activity in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.

Description

While even brief dips into ice-cold water are very stressful on the body, researchers suggest that they may offer some health benefits. Cold baths, as they are known in Sweden, offer a chance to be in nature during the winter. “As we spend more time than ever indoors looking at screens, neuroscientists demonstrate that time outside is vital to human health and happiness,” says Lucas Foglia.

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Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Inkjet print

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