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Ray"s a Laugh by Richard Billingham

Cover of: Ray

Published by Scalo Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Family & relationships,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Individual Photographers And Their Work,
  • Photography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9027858M
ISBN 103931141187
ISBN 109783931141189

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I enjoyed Ray's A Laugh because it isn't another glossy coffee table book with which to impress guests, but an often-times unpleasant look at a "real" family. I'm sure many Brits will be offended by this book, which makes it even better knowing that the underbelly of British society is exposed in these gritty and often-repulsive photos/5(3).

Ray's a Laugh. British photographer Richard Billingham has produced a frighteningly personal artist's book in the tradition of Nan Goldin's "Ballad of Sexual dependency" and R. Crumb's cartoons and films. Here the subject is Billingham's own dysfunctional family torn apart by the ravages of alcoholism and poverty/5.

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Every page of the original Ray's a Laugh is photographed here, with additional essays on the seminal work. Richard Billingham - Ray's a laugh Hardcover with dustjacket. Photographer and painter born grew up in cramped high-rise tenement apartment his mother father Birmingham England.

His father Ray was an unemployed chronic alcoholic often sleeping the whole. Richard Billingham is an English photographer and artist, film maker and art teacher. His work has mostly concerned his family, the place he grew up in the West Midlands, but also landscapes elsewhere. Billingham is best known for the photography book Ray's A Laugh, which documents the life of his alcoholic father Ray, and obese, heavily tattooed mother, Liz.

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Ray's a laugh. [Richard Billingham] -- "This book is about my close family. My father Raymond is a chronic alcoholic. He doesn't like going outside and mostly drinks homebrew. My mother Elizabeth hardly drinks but she does smoke a lot.

First published inRay's a Laugh is now considered one of the most important British photo books of the recent past. This publication reproduces this renowned book spread by spread, including a contemporary essay by Charlotte Cotton.

Take a look at Richard Billingham’s Ray’s A Laugh – a collection of family portraits originally taken as visual research for a painting project. It’s important to make a distinction here between what we can know through experience and verbal language and what is specifically visual.

Richard Billingham: Ray's a Laugh Featured spread is reproduced from Ray's a Laugh, the newest offering in Errata Editions' Books on Books series, which brings rare and out-of-print photography books back to life—page-for-page—in an accessible, affordable format.

"Richard Billingham's close and startling portrayal of his father Ray, and. His investigation of the family has continued and results in his recent exhibition and book, 'Ray's a laugh', an intimate glimpse into the lives of his close family, living in a flat in Birmingham.

A short description on the back cover of the book invites the viewer into their lives. Courtesy of. Ray’s a Laugh is a great book. A note about this paperback edition, which I bought for myself from : after only a week of owning the book, the cover started becoming unglued from the book.

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Irony – Ray most certainly does not appear to be a laugh. Now this is where photography becomes interesting. Billingham took these photos as research for a project, and from the brief there is an assumption that these are a record of ‘what is’, apparently neutral, dispassionate and a visual record.

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