Purple Magazine
— Los Angeles issue #30

catherine opie

los angeles
art
catherine opie

Best known for her openly transgressive portraits of herself and the LGBT community, Catherine Opie is a contemporary icon of LA identity politics. Her frontal photographic style addresses social norms, gender, and racial issues. She confronts the relation between the mainstream and what she calls “infrequent society.” She is also a professor of photography at the University of California at Los Angeles [UCLA].

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