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Vietnam Street Portraits

Obsessions with subject matter are commonplace among visual artists. Photographers are no exception. Famous examples in photography include Eugene Atget’s early morning documenting of empty Paris streets, … 892 more words


bernt & hilla becher

I caught the small exhibition (4 groups of 9 pictures ­ Cooling Towers, Water Towers, Gasometers and Commercial Facades ­ 1 of 15 pictures ­ Coal Bunkers ­ and some larger single images in a room off to one side) at the Spruth Mather gallery in Mayfair. 537 more words

Research & Reflection

Week 1: Francesca Woodman and Bernd & Hiller Becher

Francesca Woodman was an American photographer who produced her work between 1972 and 1981. While visiting the Victoria Miro Gallery, I learned that her work became famous because of several qualities they all more or less displayed: long exposure, black and white tones, eerie Gothic settings, and surreal sentiments. 332 more words