A definitive and comprehensive survey of the work of one of America's best-known and most acclaimed photographers. Renowned for his melancholic, dramatic, and painterly images of small-town America, Gregory Crewdson has evolved over a nearly thirty-year career into one of the world's most acclaimed and recognizable photographers. With a meticulous approach that has been likened to that of a film d
Title
Gregory Crewdson
Photographer
Gregory Crewdson
Author
Jonathan Lethem Melissa Harris
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Rizzoli, 2013
399 p. : ill.
ISBN
9780847840915 (hardback)
Placing suggestion
761.2 (SISO) Fotografen (ZIZO)

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About Gregory Crewdson

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Gregory Crewdson (born September 26, 1962) is an American photographer. He photographs tableaux of American homes and neighborhoods.

Life and career

Crewdson was born in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. He attended John Dewey High School, graduating early.

As a teenager, he was part of a power pop group called The Speedies that hit the New York scene. Their song, "Let Me Take Your Foto" proved to be prophetic to Crewdson's future career. In 2005, Hewlett Packard used the song in advertisements to promote its digital cameras.

At Purchase College, State University of New York, he enrolled in a Photo 101 class taught by Laurie Simmons on a whim, and fell in love with the medium. He went on to study with Jan Groover before graduating. He then received his MFA in Photography at the Yale School of Art, where he is now a professor and director of graduate studies in P…Read more on Wikipedia