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While visiting Rome, world-renowned photographer Gregory Crewdson was invited to tour the legendary film studio Cinecitt?, where directors such as Federico Fellini and Roberto Rossellini shot their iconic works. He found the elaborate film sets fallen into ruin and, captivated by their beauty, chose them as the subject of his next body of work. Although his earlier series were characterized by lar
Title
Sanctuary
Author
Gregory Crewdson A.O. Scott
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
New York: Abrams, 2010
95 p. : ill.
ISBN
9780810991996 (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