Joel-Peter Witkin, Still Life with Breast
Still Life with Breast
Witkin, Glassman
Witkin, Portrait as a Vanité
Portrait as a Vanité
Witkin, The Devil Giving Death Power Over Life
The Devil Giving Death Power Over Life
Witkin, ID Photograph Two Women With Stomach Irritations
ID Photograph from Purgatory: Two Women with Stomach Irritations
Witkin, Man With Wings and Wheels
Man with Wings and Wheels
Witkin, Portrait of Isabella Brant
Portrait of Isabella Brant

Joel-Peter Witkin’s compositions are often inspired by classical paintings from art history (from Courbet to Seurat, Caravaggio to Dali), and often make specific reference to the history of photography.