nan Goldin professed that photography was a stand in for memory, she unabashedly photographing drag queens, drug addicts, and night time lurkers that made up her circle of friends

nan Goldin professed that photography was a stand in for memory, she unabashedly photographing drag queens, drug addicts, and night time lurkers that made up her circle of friends

Nan Goldin  Car With Smoke, New Hampshire, 1979

Nan Goldin Car With Smoke, New Hampshire, 1979

Nan Goldin, Self-portrait in blue bathroom, London 1980

Nan Goldin, Self-portrait in blue bathroom, London 1980

Nan Goldin - Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a taxi, NYC

Nan Goldin - Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a taxi, NYC

Foto: Nan Goldin

Foto: Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin's "One month after being battered". Goldin seems to like the idea of capturing her mood at certain periods of life in her self portraits, rather than the "make-up" of her identity. She often uses assisting colours in her self portraits, to enhance the feelings she is experiencing.

Nan Goldin's "One month after being battered". Goldin seems to like the idea of capturing her mood at certain periods of life in her self portraits, rather than the "make-up" of her identity. She often uses assisting colours in her self portraits, to enhance the feelings she is experiencing.

Tilda Swinton, photographed by Nan Goldin

Tilda Swinton, photographed by Nan Goldin

Cookie and Millie in the girls room at the Mudd club NYC 1979

Cookie and Millie in the girls room at the Mudd club NYC 1979

this photo to me sets a sense of expectations from a young age, of what beauty is.. the lady looks distressed. Nan Goldin

this photo to me sets a sense of expectations from a young age, of what beauty is.. the lady looks distressed. Nan Goldin

Window. It's kind of annoying that smoke looks so great.

Window. It's kind of annoying that smoke looks so great.

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