6.21.2010

INEZ VAN LAMSWEERDE & VINOODH MATADIN: FOAM Fotografiemuseum



Me Kissing Vinoodh (Passionately), 1999
Photograph
©Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin/All rights reserved

Bjork (Poisson-Nageur)
Photograph
©Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin/All rights reserved

Clint Eastwood – The New York Times Magazine, 2005
Photograph©Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin/All rights reserved

PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING: PHOTOGRAPHS 1985-2010
FOAM FOTOGRAFIEMUSEUM AMSTERDAM
June 25-Sept 15, 2010

"Dubiousness is at the base of practically every image they make. Their work is ambiguous in every sense of the word and balances deliberately on the thin rope between fashion and art, perverting both worlds, mirroring the strangeness of everyday life through an extreme enlargement of a singular part."

Amsterdam's Foam FotografieMuseum exhibition, Pretty Much Everything, spans 25 years of work of the world famous photographic duo, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. Inez and Vinoodh began their work together in 1986 in Amsterdam. Now, 25 years later, with their campaigns for fashion houses such as YSL, Chanel, Balmain, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Chloe, and with regular publications in W Magazine, Vogue and The New York Times, they are among the few artists that have successfully crossed the line drawn between fashion and art and have managed to simultaneously maintain careers in both fields. Art, fashion and portrait works all exist next to each other in the exhibition. By disregarding any chronological order the combination of images are based on personal, formal, social, political and intuitive associations that show the way the artists have lived with the images for 25 years. Anthology Pretty Much Everything (Steidl)

1 comment:

Caio Fernandes said...

wonderful wonderful works on this post . i will want to see more .