Close Up

Close Up

Curated by Dawn Ades and Simon Baker, this comprehensive show charting the history of close-up photography and film, explores the ways in which artists, photographers and filmmakers have been influenced by the close-up image in creating their work. See review next issue.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sun 11 Jan.

Close Up

  • 4 stars

Curated by Dawn Ades and Simon Baker, who were responsible for 'Undercover Surrealism' at London's Hayward Gallery in 2006, this exhibition explores the defamiliarising effects of the extreme close-up in early 20th Century photography and film.


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