Untitled, Standing - 2012 takes it cue from the many depictions
of mythological female characters in Pre-Raphaelite art, draped in cloth and
The concept for these photographs came from an email discussion between Paul
Watson and Alice Kemp about plans for a new
collaborative series of photographs to start off 2012.
“I keep having recurring notions of a re-creating Pre-Raphaelite classics.” Ms Kemp
wrote to Paul Watson in November 2011. Needless to say, as the discussion continued
the concept morphed from straight re-creations to “in the style of…” with a
healthy dose of “weird” thrown in for good measure.