Browsing through her diaries in preparation for a retrospective monograph to be published by Scalo books, Tina Barney realized she’d been contemplating photographing nudes since the 1980s
Lee Friedlander has been making self-portraits since the early 1960s.
Being caught by Tina Barney’s eye is to be familiar, to be loved, to be embraced and to be exposed; torn asunder. What is immutable speaks. It is impossible to be loved without being seen. Which is why most people step back when looking at her photographs.