Peter Downsbrough : Black & White Photography

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“To look at my photographs, it could be anywhere.” – Peter Downsbrough

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‘Untitled. Amsterdam’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1980
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‘Untitled, Boston’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
2001
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‘Untitled, Los Angeles’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1979
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‘Untitled, Barcelona’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1980
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‘Untitled, Barcelona’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1980
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‘Untitled, Barcelona’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1980
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‘Untitled, Barcelona’
Silver gelatin print
30 x 40 cm
1980
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Peter Downsbrough photographs urbanistic complexes, industrial sites, harbour areas and public spaces such as streets and parking lots. Whether it be wasteland, derelict buildings or whatever, these places offer a viewpoint. They let us see the quintessence of our cities. However, it is never a matter of recognizing a location. The subject of the photograph is less important than its structure or its architecture, which thus tends towards a certain universality. Also human beings are not included in this revelation of the city. A photograph is a clue, testifying to the urban reality all around us… [Extract]

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Peter Downsbrough : Angels Barcelona

Peter Downsbrough : Barbara Krakow Gallery

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One comment

  1. Wow! I’ve never seen the Tobin Bridge that empty 🙂

    Nice work!

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