The magazine of the photo-essay
February 2018 issue
Francesca Woodman
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Exhibition: Tate Liverpool LIFE IN MOTION: EGON SCHIELE / FRANCESCA WOODMAN   24 May – 23 September 2018
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Francesca Woodman was one of the most innovative photographers of the second half of the 20th century. During her short, but exceptionally productive career, she produced a large number of striking, surreal and often humorous photographs in which she aimed to convey what she referred to as ‘the body’s inner force’. Woodman worked at the intersection of performance art, choreography and architecture. Her black and white photographs express a heightened awareness of her surroundings, interacting or merging with the often deteriorating space around the artist. The direct, uncompromising images depict the existential complexity of an identity in a permanent state of transition. The exhibition will include images from My House Series, Providence, Rhode Island, 1976 and Eel Series, Roma, May 1977 – August 1978. Her work continues to be the subject of much critical acclaim and attention, years after she died by suicide at the age of 22, in 1981.
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 Eel Series, Roma, May 1977 - August 1978 1977-8 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 219 x 218 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 From Angel Series, Roma, September 1977 1977 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 93 x 93 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 Untitled (FW crouching behind umbrella) c.1980 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 171 x 165 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 Providence, Rhode Island, 1976 1976 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 143 x 144 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 Untitled 1975-80 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 140 x 140 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman,  1958-1981 Untitled 1975-80 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 141 x 140 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman, 1958-1981 Untitled 1975-80 Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper 109 x 109 mm ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008 © Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman