Lauren Greenfield has long displayed an ambiguous stance toward her subject matter. As photographer and then documentarian of the rich and trashy, including the likely next president of the Philippines, Greenfield has created a body of work that stands simultaneously as exposé and spectacle. From her first photo book, Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood (1997), Greenfield captured the materialist decadence of the elite and the ambitious with strobe lighting that both flattered and exposed. From 2002-2009, Greenfield was a member of VII Agency, whose illustrious photographers split their time between hard-hitting warzone journalism and glossy...Read More
Author: Noah Arjomand
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