" It has always been my philosophy to make art out of the everyday and ordinary. It never occurred to me to leave home to make art."
With her unique and captivating style, Sally Mann is one of the world's most celebrated photographers. The American artist is best known for her intimate portraits of her family, her young children and her husband, and for her evocative and resonant landscape work in the American South.
Sally Mann's solo exhibition at Fotografiska covers her work from the 1970s to today - her notorious portraits of her own children from Immediate Family, her early landscapes from the American South, and the ongoing, painfully personal series Proud Flesh of her husband Larry's struggle with a serious illness - including Mann's documentary photos from Body Farm, a place in Tennessee where human corpses are left on the ground to decompose. These pictures are from the series
Sally Mann lives and works in Lexington, Virginia. A Guggenheim fellow, and a three-times recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts, Mann was named "America's Best Photographer" by Time magazine in 2001. She is represented in collections all over the world, including at MoMA and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY and Moderna Museet, Stockholm.
In this extensive exhibition of Sally Mann's work at Fotografiska, three themes are featured: life, earth and death.
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