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Joel-Peter Witkin

Posted in Art, Photography with tags , , , , , , , , on June 1, 2011 by elgrayso

Joel-Peter Witkin is an American photographer who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His work often deals with such themes as death, corpses (and sometimes dismembered portions thereof), and various outsiders such as dwarfs, transsexuals, hermaphrodites, and physically deformed people. Witkin’s complex tableaux often recall religious episodes or famous classical paintings. [from Wikipedia]

Anna Akhmatova, 1998

Le Baisier, 1982

Interrupted Reading, 1999

Eggs of My Amnesia, 1996

Cupid and Centaur, 1992

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