Like Mother Like Daughter: Laurie Simmons Passes Reality-Bending Legacy to Girls Star
Apparently the apple did not fall far from the tree in Laurie Simmons’s family, her daughter Lena Dunham show Girls has become the new must-watch show HBO. And Simmons newest body of work The Love Doll has been very well-received. Wired Magazine’s Raw File has a great slideshow and interview up now.
Laurie Simmons’ daughter, Lena Dunham, has recently been thrown into the spotlight with the success of her new HBO series, Girls, but Simmons herself has been a well-known New York photographer for over 30 years. Both women seem to enjoy blurring fact and fiction, with viewers of Simmons’ work wondering if what they’re seeing is real or simulated, and viewers of Girls questioning how much of the show is from Dunham’s own biography.
So cool! See work by Laurie Simmons in our permanent collection here.
Reblogged from Newsweek