Gregory Crewdson’s Tableaux Started With Dirt, as Per New Documentary

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We first wrote about Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters, the documentary about the artist by filmmaker Ben Shapiro, in March when it premiered at SXSW. Today, more footage of the film has surfaced on Nowness, which shows some scenes from the early life of the photographer and the evolution of the tableaux for which he became known. They arose during a period of crisis during which time, Mr. Crewdson says on film, he returned to the cabin he used to visit as a child in Western Massachusetts and started making dirt piles. Read More