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Rediscover Francesca Woodman With a Book Featuring Her Life and Works

Artists don’t ever really pass away. Well, that’s the case with photographer Francesca Woodman as her photos continue to speak to audiences through a book commemorating her life and works.

Gone but never forgotten, this is a fitting statement to sum up Francesca Woodman’s career as a photographer and an artist. Woodman was a photographer known for her arresting self-portraits that played with contrast and emotion. Sometimes dubbed as “anti-portraits,” Woodman preferred shooting her self-portraits by hiding her face.

The book titled “Francesca Woodman, The Roman Years: between flesh and film” by Isabella Pedicini takes readers on a ride to view the artist’s process in creating her evocative photographs. The author gives readers a more personal look into the artist’s years when she was living in Rome.

Much like an academic pursuit of its own, the book is well-researched and cites some of the artist’s own writings and letters as references. This new book about Woodman also features some of Woodman’s most known photographs including the surreal self-portraits that Woodman preferred and perfected.

All information and photos used in this article were sourced from Lens Culture.

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