Exhibition: “The Pain Of Desire”

The Independent reports: ‘”The Pain of Desire,” an exhibition of new work by British fashion photographer and artist Wendy Bevan opens at the Cob gallery tomorrow…Bevan’s series of Polaroids of a nude model whose appearance is reminiscent of the femme fatales of silent-movies-era Hollywood draws on her experiences as a fashion photographer. “I realise that as a photographer I’m creating desires for women. I’m not consciously doing this, I’m simply creating a vision which is ethereal and nostalgic; but it is an impossible world,” Bevan said. “It’s called ‘The Pain of Desire’ because everybody has desires which feed a pain within us.”’ Stating the obvious?

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