#24 Ralph Gibson

by Allison H.


Ralph Gibson is an American art photographer.

“His images often incorporate fragments with erotic and mysterious undertones, building narrative meaning through contextualization and surreal juxtaposition.”

I like the tone in his photographs, it is the dramatic contrast that pumps the energy into the images. The black area absorbs whatever is hiding in the dark, and it only makes the visible carry more words to tell. The juxtaposition is not that surreal in my point of view, but it indeed gives a subtle feeling that is unusual.