Monday March 30, 2020

Transcending skill and craft

Very rarely do you come across a work strong enough to shake the prejudice of a lifetime.

1st October, 2005

Very rarely do you come across a work strong enough to shake the prejudice of a lifetime. I have difficulty with the idea of photography as art rather than skilled craft, but in the words of the old adage, seeing is believing.

The photograph that changed my mind is Richard Billingham's Untitled (Bogland), a work that transcends both skill and craft. Billingham has directed his camera to where earth meets the sky on a high,...

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