Here’s a gallery of work by Joel Peter Witkin, including a lot relatively new (many pieces from the 00s) that I had not seen before:
Edelman Gallery: Joel-Peter Witkin (NSFW)
See also: Joel-Peter Witkin: Tribute to a Genius
If Witkin’s work looks familiar, it’s because it served as the inspiration for the video for Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer.” Here’s a comparison of some of the elements from the NIN video and photos by Witkin (also NSFW):
December 2, 2011 at 7:58 pm
Also the inspiration for imagery in the 1990 film Jacob’s Ladder.