nan Goldin professed that photography was a stand in for memory, she unabashedly photographing drag queens, drug addicts, and night time lurkers that made up her circle of friends

pin 157
heart 8

Nan Goldin's "One month after being battered". Goldin seems to like the idea of capturing her mood at certain periods of life in her self portraits, rather than the "make-up" of her identity. She often uses assisting colours in her self portraits, to enhance the feelings she is experiencing.

pin 213
heart 10

A look at the book of Nan Goldin’s influential, intensely personal visual diary marks its 30th anniversary.

pin 24
heart 1

Photographer Nan Goldin, who is best known for her autobiographical photographies, has been awarded the prestigious Edwin MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement in the arts.

pin 88
heart 5
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas