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  • Hardcover
  • 700 Nimes Road
  • Catherine Opie
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
  • 3791354256

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700 Nimes RoadThe renowned photographer Catherine Opie takes on a challenging documentary project an indirect portrait of Elizabeth Taylor through her home and possessions One of Americas most celebrated living photographers, Catherine Opie works in series that are remarkably varied inboth style and subject matterfrom intimate portraits of theLGBTQ community to beautiful, nearly abstract landscapesfeaturing ice fishing houses Expanding that astonishingrange of subjects further is Opies ambitious recent series ofphotographs taken at the home of late movie star ElizabethTaylor Though glamour and celebrity are not commonthemes in her work, Opie was inspired by the possibilities thisproject offeredrecalling William Egglestons series on ElvisPresleys Graceland, or her own photographs of Obamas inauguration, both of which represent indirect portraitsof their subjects The images in this moving collectionwere culled from photos Opie took over the course of sixmonths, both on the grounds of and inside Taylors homeThe subjects are wildly diversea dog eared remote controlmanual, close ups of Taylors enormous closets, shelves oftchotchkes and priceless works of arttellingaboutTaylors life than any celebrity portrait ever could ThroughOpies thoughtful curation, Taylors home tells a poignantstory and reveals the arc of a fascinating life


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