Monday, 30 May 2011
The American theme...
If desperate housewives was directed by David Lynch it would probably come out a bit like the work of Gregory Crewdon
Heavily influenced by cinema by the likes of Lynch, Hitchcock and some Spielberg, Crewdson's work is highly elaborate and staged with dramatic lighting creating a visual elegance seldom seen outside of cinema.
There is an insightful piece at White Cube about Crewdson's photographic history and influences ;
Diana Arbus as the reason he got into the field initially.
For more info on Crewdson and his work check out Aperture