Joel-Peter Witkin | the artist




The artist Joel-Peter Witkin
Born Sept 13 1939, Brooklyn, NY, USA.
Lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Joel-Peter Witkin is a photographer whose images of the human condition are undeniably powerful. For more than twenty years he has pursued his interest in spirituality and how it impacts the physical world in which we exist…
Witkin reworks icons from the history of art, constructing elaborate sets that evoke the original while allowing the unspeakable to flower…
Las Meninas (Self Portrait)
From the seventies onwards, the star of Joel-Peter Witkin ( 1939 in New York) is constantly rising. His works are bought by renown museums and galleries all over the world, one photo book after another is published, and his photos are spread all over the internet…
Is his darkly imaginative photography an intellectually camouflaged freak show or high art?


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