Cindy Sherman

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As part of the pre-work for Informing Contexts, we were asked to look at Cindy Sherman’s work, and answer 8 questions. I cannot recall exactly when I first saw any of Sherman’s work in a gallery, but it was probably in 1982, when she was 28. Ingrid and I went to most of the shows at the Stedelijk Museum in …

Week Twelve Reflections – Street Photography, my evolution

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About 5 years ago, I decided to take street photography a bit more seriously. I got involved with various groups (such as the Leica Meet), attending workshops (Alex Webb amongst others), met current leading UK-based practitioners (Matt Stuart, Nick Turpin, Stephen Leslie, David Gibson, Dougie Wallace), attending conferences (such as Street London) and generally got excited About the same time, I …