flaneuring the streets of new york city or los angeles offers an incomparable insight into human form. these cornucopias of style challenge beliefs of stability and clarity of beauty and gender if one ever held any. there is such freedom of expression that stems from an imperative to manifest oneself as one feels right in addition to the visible results of hedonism and desperate longing for conformism.
katy grannan records people in the streets and at their homes. she caresses the eccentric and unorthodox, and lets the stance of suspicion, pride and fragile strength of marginalized surface show in her subjects' eyes.
vulnerable, unorthodox and beautiful.
pics 1, 2, 5 and 6 from the series boulevard, pics 3, 4 and 7 from the series westerns, pics 8, 9 and 10 from the series mystic lake. katy grannan is represented by the fraenkel gallery.
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