Catherine Opie is a Los Angeles-based photographer who has been documenting her surroundings since the early 1990s. She investigates the ways in which photography can document and give voice to social phenomena in America. The artist is known widely for her color portraits of individuals across American culture that explores issues of identity, community and highlight various thriving subcultures. She also Read more →
A photographer. A painter. A writer. A curator. John Coplans is known for all these roles save for one, be beaten down by age. Initially trained as a painter who then moved to the US, Coplans stopped making paintings in the early 60s before he got back into the arts again as a photographer. Coplans started taking self-portraits at 62, after he Read more →
Cindy Sherman Research (Grp 6 – Jeremy, Cher See, Evangeline)
Cindy Sherman BackgroundBorn January 19, 1954, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, a suburb of New York City. She sees camera as a tool and does not regard herself as a photographer , but a means to an end Artist intention – Postmodernism (Skeptical interpretations on culture) In the 1970s/1980s, it was the ‘me-generation’, society Read more →
The other day while I was on my way home, I walked past a building with glass mirrors and I turned towards it. To my horror, I saw a walking sushi…and I realized..it was me.