7. Nan Goldin

Goldin 1989

I want to show exactly what my world looks like, without glamorisation, without glorification. This is not a bleak world but one in which there is an awareness of pain, a quality of introspection.

Goldin 1996 pg 33

I don’t believe in a single portrait. I believe only in the accumulation of portraits as a representation of a person. Because I think people are really complex

Matthew Ryan Smith 2008 pg 5

In confessional artistic discourse, the yearning to concede the private is a powerful force towards artistic production for a multiplicity of subjective reasoning’s, but for many, the cathartic properties inherent in confession is where the therapeutic benefits reside.”


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