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One of the greatest things about being an artist is, as you get older, if you keep working hard in relationship to what you want…
Nature is a dream state at this point, that we almost don’t have a real relationship to it unless it’s people living off the land…
I really love to drive. It’s really hard for me to be a passenger, even though I get to look around a little bit more,…
There’s a lesbian aesthetic, just as there’s gay camp, but I don’t know if there’s such a thing as ‘lesbian art.’
My dad was a very conservative Republican businessman, so obviously I considered it a problem when I realized I was a lesbian.
Light is everything in photographs and has to be considered in all situations.
I’m very empathic to the construction of masculinity within our culture and how we build these identities up.
I’m a complete supporter of Obama and kind of in love with him.
I tried to get as far away from home as possible after I graduated from high school because I had a hard time being a…
I always give a print to everybody I photograph, and some of my subjects have told me they have a hard time hanging them up…
I want to seduce my viewers and be able to hold them with the work. Much of that is done in terms of formalist ideas…
The reason I call myself a documentary photographer is the idea of how photographs contain and participate in history.
I’m very interested in the language of photography in relationship to painting.
I go back and forth, but I never wanted to be the photographer of the gay and lesbian community. I will wave a rainbow flag…
I like that time is marked by each sunrise and sunset whether or not you actually see it.
The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset.
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