Photo of the Week: Mark Cohen

Photo of the Week - 17.10.14

 

"But isn't getting audaciously close, almost predatory, integral to his work? "The trespass makes it happen, yes," he says. "When you're trying to make a new object, you've got to make something happen. And you learn to read people's reactions quickly." Sarah Moroz, The Guardian, 23 October 2013

Determined to create the image he wants, Cohen's hip height view of the world and intrusive approach to his subjects makes for some memorable images. Watch Mark Cohen in action here.

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Image: Mark Cohen, Bubblegum, Wilkes-Barre, 1975. Courtesy and © the artist.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/culture/photography-blog/gallery/2013/oct/22/mark-cohen-photography-in-pictures