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Bodies – 6 Women, 1 Man by Nadav Kander


Posted by Mark Sinclair, 13 December 2012, 16:48    Permalink    Comments (1)

Audrey with toes and wrist bent, 2011. © Nadav Kander, courtesy of Flowers London

Photographer Nadav Kander will show a new series of portraits at London's Flowers Gallery in January. In each, the nude subject references a classical pose and is coated in white marble dust to complement the sculptural effect...

The full series consists of photographs of seven different figures – six women and one man – and includes images of the naked human body that Kander has been working on since 2010.

"Revealed yet concealed. Shameless yet shameful. Ease with unease. Beauty and destruction," says Kander. "These paradoxes are displayed in all my work; an inquiry into what it feels like to be human."

Ten images from Kander's series will be on show at the gallery, accompanying the launch of the Bodies – 6 Women, 1 Man book, published by Hatje Cantz (€78).

BODIES - 6 Women, 1 Man opens on January 11 at Flowers Gallery, 21 Cork Street, London W1S 3LZ and runs until February 9. See

Michael curled away, 2012. © Nadav Kander, courtesy of Flowers London

Elizabeth with hand on shoulders, 2010. © Nadav Kander, courtesy of Flowers London

Isley standing, 2010. © Nadav Kander, courtesy of Flowers London

Michael standing, 2010. © Nadav Kander, courtesy of Flowers London


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1 Comment

A bit creepy, but I get the message :p
Mr Food
2012-12-14 16:33:13

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