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Makers, by Fred MacGregor

Makers, by Fred MacGregor

Much of the photography on this website was taken by Fred MacGregor, a photographer working between London and Stockholm. He shares with Godwin Vaughan an interest in the connections, and contrasts between technology, industry and craftsmanship. As such, much of his work based around those themes; his clients include Adidas, Cyclist, FT Weekend, GQ, McLaren, and Rolls Royce.The title image is a portrait of a worker at Park Tool factory, Minnesota; a company who are proud makers of bicycle tools and nothing else. The images below each celebrate workers and craftsmen from varying fields, on different continents, each united in a passion for...

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Ned Beauman on On Donald Judd

Ned Beauman on On Donald Judd

Did he really have nothing to hide? This, I confess, was the question at the front of my mind when I took a guided tour of the artist Donald Judd's house in Marfa, Texas last October. Judd not only renovated the former army building, but also designed all the furniture inside, and since his death in 1994 it has been meticulously, some might say obsessive-compulsively, preserved by the Chinati Foundation: the books left out on the table in the library, for instance, are the very same books that Judd happened to have been consulting the last time he spent an...

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