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Jessica Craig-Martin | the artist



The artist Jessica Craig-Martin
Born 1963, Hanover, USA.
Lives and works in New York, .

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Craig-Martin's work reveals the gap between the set-up shots printed in "society pages" and the reality behind the camera. As a photographer for American Vogue and Vanity Fair, she has access to a rarefied world that, as seen through her lens, is perhaps as full of folly and bad manners as a high school cafeteria...

As a photographer who has worked for Vogue, Vanity Fair, W and the New Yorker, among others, Craig-Martin has had ready access to the glitz and glamour of well-heeled society. Cropped and obliquely angled, Craig-Martin’s photographs rarely allow for the identification of her subject’s faces, thus subverting the concept of society page party pictures, and instead points towards the baubles, plumage and the telling details that offer commentary on society’s obsession with surface...

Craig-Martin’s work reveals the gap between the set-up shots printed in “society pages” and the reality behind the camera. As a photographer for American Vogue and Vanity Fair, she has access to a rarefied world that, as seen through her lens, is perhaps as full of folly and bad manners as a high school cafeteria.