Gimpel Fils gallery, London, October 2013
Three years after maverick photographer Corinne Day passed away from a brain tumour, her husband Mark Szaszy has worked alongside trusted custodians on forthcoming book and exhibition. The exhibition, May The Circle Remain Unbroken will chart Corinne's early work was exhibited in October 2013 is accompanied by a book of the same title, out in April 2014. Corinne’s world collided with the early 90s counterculture music scene of the US. The era of grunge was born and like Kurt Cobain, Corinne was trying to capture an aesthetic that was raw and poetic. Her photographs, the visual equivalent to their music she forged great relationships with many of the bands and continued to work with what she loved. What she loved became cool. She started shooting stories that documented youth culture in a fashion context, working for Dazed & Confused, i-D, Ray Gun and Vogue. A shorthand of the very beginning, Heaven is Real shows Corinne’s early work, the raw and intensely intimate photographs of subjects who she loved from 1987-1996.