The bulk of work I've made the past 20 years falls into this category. I found joy coming up with categories to separate work I wanted to include vs. a chronological list: Badezimmer, Self Portraits, Boudoirs, Myths & Legends, Cautionary Tales, Health & Sport. Most of it is autobiographical. It's the closest thing I have to a journal. Althought some of the narratives are fictitious, the friend/model/collaborators, photoshoots/snapshots and inspirations are as real as the completed works. Read more »
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Armed with a keen wit and deft skills, Fanelly assembles humanity’s family album to illustrate an absurd world gone completely, if not disappointingly, normal.
Brad Thomas, curator, Davidson College (2005)