Wednesday, 19 December 2007
Mark Cohen - Grim Street
Continuing on the black and white theme, I love Mark Cohen's black and white work. A few years ago I interviewed him about his work and book, Grim Street. This is what he said.
“They are a long series of pictures that are very unconsciously driven. They are more psychological than anything else,” he says. “They are also autobiographical in some ways. My work is about fear and approaching this fear and a lot of it may be to do with my own way of thinking. Maybe that’s why some of the pictures work. There’s something I do that I don’t even understand now - that’s why they have this mystery.”
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