Book: Unreal Dramas from Mary Frey

By David Schonauer   Thursday October 11, 2018

Photographer Mary Frey’s new book Real Life Dramas features banal, everyday scenes of middle-class American life — backyard swimming pool parties, a car being washed, afternoons at the beach. Except that the scenes aren’t really real, notes The Washington Post. “These photographs, which appear documentary, are entirely preconceived and set-up. Their appearance is meant to hover somewhere between reality and soap opera in order to question the ‘truth’ of the camera’s vision,” says Frey.

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