'Nan and Brian in Bed, NYC, 1983'
The photography of Nan Goldin feels sober and elegiac, romantic and introspective, as if she's seeking a better balance between living fully and self-destruction. (Copyright Nan Goldin, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York) Copyright Nan Goldin, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Art review

Exhibit revisits raw intimacy of Goldin's images

By Greg Cook
Globe Correspondent / December 20, 2006

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In one photo by Nan Goldin, the artist's lover Siobhan sits nude on the end of a bed, one arm crossed protectively over her belly. She looks directly into Goldin's lens, her face sober, as if acknowledging the hard mix of intimacy and public revelation that is part of the bargain of getting close to Goldin. (Full article: 708 words)

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