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Research point: Gregory Crewdson

The course notes ask us to watch a short documentary piece on Crewdson that follows him working on a few example shoots, and consider the following questions: 505 more words

Research & Reflection

Katharina Dohm; Max Hollein (Hrsg.): Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Philip-Lorca diCorcia is the printed catalog for a retrospective exhibition of his work shown in Germany (2013) at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt. 290 more words


East London Photography Festival study visit - Oct 25

Another study visit embarrassingly close to my flat and I still managed to be the last person to arrive…

We started with Keith Greenhough’s… 2,081 more words

Exhibitions & Books

Twilight. Photography in the Magic Hour. Martin Barnes and Kate Best

Barnes M. and Best K. 2006. Twilight.Photography in the Magic Hour. Merrel Publishers Limited

This book was published in association with Victoria and Albert Museum in London. 675 more words


Gregory Crewdson - The Search for a Perfect Moment

Gregory Crewdson divides opinion, there is debate as to whether he is an artist, a photographer, a script writer or director; Charlotte Cotton (1) finds it significant that Twilight (2) contains an appendix on the production process thus confirming the extent to which his photography can be seen as a production issue; Sharon Boothroyd (3) suggests that Crewdson is “vague on the details” when discussing his intent and questions his motivations; whilst, Jackie Higgins (4) sees images that are “meticulously staged to present psychological states”.   1,599 more words

Research And Reflection

Project 1 Research Point (iv) concluded

The emotional depth in Crewdson’s work is of a kind that depends almost completely on the viewer’s interpretation of the elaborate tableau image (see above). Another way of expressing this is that Crewdson’s photographs possess an ‘incompleteness’ (Banks, 2008). 671 more words

Context And Narrative

Project 1 Research Point (iv)

Question: Gregory Crewdson’s practice is ‘an effective method of image-making’ but ‘it lacks the subtlety and nuance of Wall and diCorcia’s work’?

All three artists – Gregory Crewdson (b. 960 more words

Context And Narrative