article_hp_detijd_cropped_cleaned

“Licht en Liefde” (Light and Love) it says over the entrance of the house on the place where it would normally say “Well-Situated” or “Never Thought” (Classic Dutch names of house.). Only, the house of light and love which Betsy Green (1962) photographed, is a ruin, one big mess. Deserted and bored are all of her so-called pinhole photographs, scenes which have been recorded through a pin-hole, they give the viewer the idea of looking through a key hole, peeping into a universe of boredom and doubt. A successful example of this convincing debut is the picture of a woman in a unitard, laying lazily on an Ikea-couch: Again another day and how am I going to get through it? Have another drink!  These scenes are in the best tradition of the sensitively hurt pictures of Cindy Sherman, but without the rough lampoon-like tone of Lidwien van de Ven.

 

Copyright Betsy Green 2021

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Youtube
Consent to display content from Youtube
Vimeo
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google