Queer artist Leigh Bowery defined New Romanticism and the look of gay culture in 1980s London.
Brandt’s photographs are dense with the enigmas and silences, riddles and obscurities hidden beneath ordinary British lives.
Picture your hometown. What does it look like in your mind? Can you mentally map its streets, its parks, its landmarks?
Photography, which has been in existence for roughly 175 years, is now an everyman’s medium. The 1888 Kodak #1 camera first made the art form broadly accessible; the iPhone has now turned everyone technically proficient. But before Kodak, and long before Apple, photography was a laborious endeavor.