Joel Peter Witkin, "Night in a Small Town" - One of the few Witkin pieces that don't leave me fearing violation of Pinterest terms of use.

Joel Peter Witkin, "Night in a Small Town" - One of the few Witkin pieces that don't leave me fearing violation of Pinterest terms of use.

One of the most renowned American photographer Joel-Peter Witkin was cursed as a Satanist for his work, his exhibitions have repeatedly tried to close, and yet, for the fourth time he is awarded for his contribution to British fine art. In Witkin’s early childhood right in front of his house a little girl was decapitated in a car accident which he saw. This nightmare affected all his life. Witkin fell in love with death in all its manifestations. WARNING: Collection NSFW

One of the most renowned American photographer Joel-Peter Witkin was cursed as a Satanist for his work, his exhibitions have repeatedly tried to close, and yet, for the fourth time he is awarded for his contribution to British fine art. In Witkin’s early childhood right in front of his house a little girl was decapitated in a car accident which he saw. This nightmare affected all his life. Witkin fell in love with death in all its manifestations. WARNING: Collection NSFW

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