Derek Ridgers - Skinheads, 1979 - Photo Credits Derek Ridgers

Derek Ridgers

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During the 20th century, youth culture has managed to produce new visual expressions, but also serve as an inspiration for generations of artist.

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Not to be messed with. That’s what a skinhead should look like and that is what characters from Derek Ridgers’ photographs are going for. But as they gaze into the eye of the camera, they reveal much more.