Matthew Greenburgh

Artist

Matthew Greenburgh is a fine art photographer based in East Suffolk and North London.

Matthew's work, which centres on contemporary still lives in a large format, has been exhibited in galleries and has been sold on to private collectors.

Portfolio

Water - Matthew Greenburgh
Water is almost as ubiquitous in art as in life - dramatic seascapes, romantic lakes, powerful rivers, charming streams. These are common images for many reasons: they have...
Matthew Greenburgh Photo Series: Blossfeldt
Plant still lifes were also perhaps the first works of pure photo-typology in Karl Blossfeldt's "Urformen der Kunst" (English ed: "Art Forms in Nature", 1929). Blossfeldt...
Matthew Greenburgh Photo Series: Snow Crystals
Photography by its nature lends itself to the serial examination of a subject. The comparative ease of creating the image and the ostensible accuracy of that image facilitates...
Matthew Greenburgh Photo Series: Gas Stations
Ed Ruscha's photoseries Twenty-six Gas Stations (1963) was an important early example of photography's contribution to conceptual art and post-modernism. While probably not a...
Matthew Greenburgh Photo Series: Deadpan
Typology in photography gained widespread recognition in the art world with the industrial photographs of Hilla and Bernd Becher (commencing in the late 1960s). The objective or...
Found Images - Matthew Greenburgh
In a previous week, I addressed the work of Ed Ruscha who took a series of photographs of deliberately no aesthetic value. Just prior to this work, Andy Warhol had held his...
Motion, Entropy and Humour - Matthew Greenburgh
In an earlier post I discussed the series of 19th century stop motion photographs, which had scientific intentions whilst creating images which came to be treated as art. The...
Cacas - Matthew Greenburgh
Oliviero Toscani was the photographer involved in the creation of the United Colours of Benetton ads in the 1990s, which used controversial themes and juxtapositions to great...
Matthew Greenburgh Photo Series: Muybridge and Motion
In the early 1870s, Edward Muybridge began working on a series of photographs demonstrating the details of a horse in motion - until then the shape of a galloping horses legs or...
Gas Stations
Ed Ruscha's photoseries Twenty-six Gas Stations (1963) was an important early example of photography's contribution to conceptual art and post-modernism. While probably not a...
Deadpan
Typology in photography gained widespread recognition in the art world with the industrial photographs of Hilla and Bernd Becher (commencing in the late 1960s). The objective or...
Blossfeldt
Plant still lifes were also perhaps the first works of pure photo-typology in Karl Blossfeldt's "Urformen der Kunst" (English ed: "Art Forms in Nature", 1929). Blossfeldt...
Muybridge and Motion
Matthew Greenburgh discusses Muybridge's work with horses. In the early 1870s, Edward Muybridge began working on a series of photographs demonstrating the details of a horse in...
Snow Crystals
Matthew Greenburgh introduces his series. Photography by its nature lends itself to the serial examination of a subject. The comparative ease of creating the image and the...
Best Doctor
The Best Doctor Cut leaf staghorn sumach - Rhus Typhina 'Laciniata'124x82cm - edition of 4 plus artist's proof62x41cm - edition of 5The image of a doctor upright over a dying...
Palliative Care
Palliative Care Japanese maple - Acer palmatum 130x147m - edition of 4 plus artist's proof 65x74m - edition of 5 Most people giving palliative care are, of course, high...

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