Lee Grant – Photography Blog

Ode to Olive… Cotton, that is.

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One of my very early inspirations was Olive Cotton‘s Teacup Ballet.

Olive Cotton Teacup Ballet

I loved the title I think more than the image, but over the years I’ve grown to truly love this iconic Australian photograph (having even had the lovely privilege of putting away one of the original Cotton prints at work at the NGA. It’s even better in real life.)

So here is my little ode to this remarkable woman and photographer:

Written by Lee Grant

May 21, 2008 at 6:24 pm

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