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Collections by Mark Vessey

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For British photographer Mark Vessey it’s all about creating art and order from everyday objects and for his ongoing series Collections, magazines and books take center stage.

Says Vessey:

My work is about trying to establish a sense of order. There is comfort in collecting things, studying things that people take for granted, grouping every day objects into such a way that they become something special, seeing how they fit together to become a thing of great beauty

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Vessey is always “searching for that elusive edition of a magazine; that one book that will make his collection complete” and ready to photograph. From old staples like Vogue and Playboy to more contemporary offerings like The Face, Altitude and POP Vessey gathers then creates highly stylized images of his groupings.

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Mark-Vessey The-SEPT-ISSUE-September Issue

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Vessey’s website

 A celebration of print by Mark Vessey | Creative Review

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