Erwin Olaf Photography

Recently I discovered Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf for the second time. The first time I saw his work was in the eighties. I remember pictures of people with metal hooks through their bodies, a princess Di lookalike with a bloody tattoo, and lots of nudity. I didn’t think it was that interesting because the pictures all seemed to be made just to shock, like so many Dutch artists seem to be doing. But somehow I found his website and was pleasantly surprised: the shock factor has gone, his photographes are less  “in your face” and have a certain tragic, mysterious atmosphere. I think they look fantastic.

Grief:

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Laboral Escena:

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Hope:

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Dusk:

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Dawn:

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More info on www.erwinolaf.com

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1 Comment

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One response to “Erwin Olaf Photography

  1. very melancholy feeling images. i like them

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