In his work, Gregory Crewdson explores the eerie side of Americana. Through his skillfully staged photographs, Crewdson shows the surreal side of suburban and rural America in its most sinister form. There is something profoundly disturbing about his images, a hidden narrative that seems to play out in our heads like a movie, posing questions, possible scenarios and alternate endings.
Gregory Crewdson received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1985, and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale in 1988. Crewdson’s work has been included in many public collections, most notably the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has received numerous awards including the Skowhegan Medal for Photography, the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship and the Aaron Siskind Fellowship. Crewdson is Senior Critic in Graduate Photography at the Yale University School of Art.
Images courtesy of the artist