Stripper - Unseen Amsterdam, 2014 (Exhibited through Gallery Vassie)

Murray, Matthew (2014) Stripper - Unseen Amsterdam, 2014 (Exhibited through Gallery Vassie). [Show/Exhibition]

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Abstract

British photographer Matthew Murray's 2014 "Stripper" series stems from a chance encounter, he explained recently in Port Magazine. He happened to catch the UK Pleasure Boys practicing their dance moves and seized the opportunity to take their individual portraits. By masking their physiques through a dark filter, Murray seemingly plays with the definition of their work—to maintain a seductive quality while baring it all. This also forces the viewer to stop for an in-depth stare to fully examine the details, only exacerbating the awkwardness the portraits innately project. "Stripper" was on view through Amsterdam's own Gallery Vassie. Matthew Murray's "Stripper" photos courtesy of the artist

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stripper, Unseen Amsterdam, Exhibition, Portrait, Gallery
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Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NE Print media
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Art and Design > Photography
Research Priority Areas: Being Human - Past, Present & Future
Depositing User: Matthew Murray
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 12:35
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 08:49
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/4491

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