Ernest Wilhelm “Wim” Wenders

“Wim” Wenders is a German filmmaker, author, playwrite and photographer. From the 1970’s to the 1980’s Wenders took over 12000 Polaroid photographs, including portraits of film stars that he worked with, landscapes and still lifes. Most of the pictures he gave away but what he kept he stored in cigar boxes that proved to beContinue reading “Ernest Wilhelm “Wim” Wenders”

Sally Mann

Sally Mann, born 1951, American photographer famous for her large-format black-and-white photographs. She fist photographed her young children then moved on to landscapes suggesting decay and death. Some of her photographs of her children would not be considered acceptable in today’s society due to their nudity and subject matter. Candy cigarette, (1986) by Sally Mann.Continue reading “Sally Mann”

Melanie Manchot

Melanie Manchot, born 1966, Germany, studied in New York before moving to London to complete her studies, London based. Manchot first came to prominence with photographs she made of her naked mother both in the studio and against backgrounds of landscapes and cityscapes which was a contributor to a growing debate around the representation ofContinue reading “Melanie Manchot”

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