July 30, 2010

joel peter witkin

joel peter witkin is one of my favorite artists of all time. his images are extremely beautiful but also extremely disturbing. one of my favorite phrases is memento mori, latin for remember your death. these photos are glaring reminders of our mortality. if you think you can handle them...




2 comments:

jon walter mocey-hanton said...

i take credit for introducing you to him....
you know i met him and went to the opening of one of his shows several years ago right??
so i win again....

ERIN LYNNE Q said...

cool jon. this isn't a competition you know? but thank you for introducing me to him. should i credit you or something? do you want a plaque to commemorate it?