Situated alongside 1970s contemporaries such as Ana Mendieta and Hannah Wilke, Woodman’s images, self-portraits and explorations of the female body, foreshadow the work of such artists as Cindy Sherman, Sarah Lucas, Nan Goldin, and Karen Finley. - artsy.net
Woodman produced over 800 untitled prints during her life. Influenced by Conceptualism and often featuring recurring symbolic motifs such as birds, mirrors, and skulls, Woodman’s work is often compared to Surrealists such as Hans Bellmer and Man Ray. - artnet.com
Francesca Stern Woodman was an American photographer best known for her black and white pictures featuring either herself or female models. Many of her photographs show young women who are nude, blurred (due to movement and long exposure times), merging with their surroundings, or whose faces are obscured. Her work continues to be the subject of much critical acclaim and attention, years after she killed herself at the age of 22, in 1981.Original article
I feel like I am floating in plasma, I need a teacher or a lover, I need someone to risk being involved with me. I am so vain and I am so masochistic. How can they coexist?
Am I in the picture? Am I getting in or out of it? I could be a ghost, an animal or a dead body, not just this girl standing on the corner…?