Fergus Greer

  • How Artists Reclaimed Pantyhose to Make Provocative Sculptures

    How Artists Reclaimed Pantyhose to Make Provocative Sculptures

    Charlotte Jansen, Artsy September 27, 2019

    As colder weather approaches, many will be pulling out the pantyhose. But few have likely considered the significant role the undergarments have played in contemporary art. A new exhibition opening at Carl Freedman Gallery, U.K., titled “Gossamer,” explores the explosive history of hosiery from the 1950s to today. The show’s 22 artists employ pantyhose (or stockings or tights) in innovative ways, from the subversive erotic photographs of 

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  • The exhibition that uses women’s hosiery to tell a story

    The exhibition that uses women’s hosiery to tell a story

    Rachel Felder, The Independent September 27, 2019

    ‘Gossamer’ brings together work by 22 artists who have used stockings as a material to explore race, gender, femininity and subversion

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  • Tights in art: why nylons are fetish and fantasy gold

    Tights in art: why nylons are fetish and fantasy gold

    Hettie Judah, The Guardian September 27, 2019

    From Man Ray to Louise Bourgeois, an astonishing range of artists have used tights and stockings to turbocharge their work. We go behind the scenes at Gossamer, a celebration of hosiery

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  • Pantyhose That Make You Think

    Pantyhose That Make You Think

    By Rachel Felder, New York Times September 27, 2019

    An exhibition in England shows how artists have used women’s hosiery to talk about race, gender and subversion.

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  • Dazed: The rare stories behind classic portraits of luminary Leigh Bowery

    Dazed: The rare stories behind classic portraits of luminary Leigh Bowery

    Lexi Manatakis, Dazed April 8, 2019

    The rare stories behind classic portraits of luminary Leigh Bowery


    25 years on from his passing, photographer and friend Fergus Greer opens up about working with the late great artist

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  • AnOther: Photographs of Leigh Bowery Wearing His Most Daring Designs

    AnOther: Photographs of Leigh Bowery Wearing His Most Daring Designs

    Belle Hutton, AnOther Magazine March 6, 2019

    Photographer Fergus Greer shot Leigh Bowery numerous times over a period of six years, and now the resulting images are going on show in London

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  • The Guardian: Leigh Bowery's most outrageous looks

    The Guardian: Leigh Bowery's most outrageous looks

    The Guardian March 6, 2019

    From pom-pom headwear to multicoloured jigsaw suits, a new exhibition celebrates the late performance artist and fashion icon’s unique style

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