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Alison Jackson.
JACKSON, Alison.
Alison Jackson.
Alison Jackson has photographed the Queen of England on the toilet, George Bush and Tony Blair chatting in the sauna, Osama Bin Laden playing backgammon, and Monica Lewinsky lighting Bill Clinton's cigar. Or has she? The likenesses are uncanny, but of course, her subjects are look-alikes. Her photos demonstrate that while seeing is believing, the truth is another story entirely. In her work, Jackson says, "Likeness becomes real and fantasy touches on the believable. The viewer is suspended in disbelief. I try to highlight the psychological relationship between what we see and what we imagine. This is bound up in our need to look-our voyeurism-and our need to believe." English.

Category: Fine Art, Photography
Binding: Cl
Pages: 339 pp
Publisher: Taschen.
Year: 2007
Publication Place: Koln,
ISBN: 9783822846384
Book Id: 73383

Price: $29.95

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