To a degree I think it was a mistake on my part to have introduced the Greenfield shot, for exactly the reason that it's journalism -- it's not meant to hang on a wall except when embedded in a show -- it's meant to be seen in a book, in the company of its sister shots.Quote:
Originally Posted by blansky
The other shots I've quoted, though, are sold in galleries. The lower one is a lovely platinum print and was available at Fraenkel here in San Francisco earlier this year. The upper one is in the collection of Deutsche Bank and is by Gillian Wearing:
The explicit context (which imo is hugely transformative) comes when the title is added: "Self Portrait as My Father Brian Wearing"