The artist Tom Hunter
Born 1965, Boumemouth, UK.
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Itís a rare thing to see cutting-edge contemporary art in The National Gallery. But thatís what makes photographer Tom Hunterís latest exhibition, Living In Hell And Other Stories, so ideal.
Tom Hunter represents the lives of squatters, and celebrates their artistry through a series of photographs which allude to the paintings of the 17th century Dutch painter, Jan Vermeer…
Hunter photographs the people and places of his immediate community. Woman Reading Possession Order, is part of a series of work he made of a group of squatters living in Hackney.
The Way Home
Life and Death in Hackney
This photograph first brought Tom Hunter to the public’s attention in 1998 when he won the John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award.