Photographer Interviews

Rineke Dijkstra: Seeing is Believing

January 23, 2012

By Conor Risch

© Rineke Dijkstra/Courtesy of SFMOMA

"Hilton Head Island, S.C., USA, June 24, 1992," from Dijkstra's "Beach Portraits" series. To see more of her portraits, click on the Photo Gallery link below.

Ours is a divisive, celebrity-obsessed culture in which certain individuals are deified or prosecuted in the court of public opinion depending on the week, and we can all dream of being on reality TV. Half of us seem to go gaga over a celebrity’s every move, while the other half turns up their noses at the whole thing. When Dutch...

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