Football Fans by Ian Beesley

Beesley, Ian (2019) Football Fans by Ian Beesley. Café Royal Books, Southport.

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Football fans a selection of 19 black and white photographs observing football fans reactions to the football matches from the 1999/2000 football season. In 1999 Bradford City AFC was promoted to the Premier league. Ian Beesley was appointed artist in residence at football club for that season. He chose to observe the fans rather than document the matches and the players.
As a life long supporter of the Bradford City he was well known amongst the fans, which enabled him to mix freely in the crowd and create intimate images of the fans emotional and sometime humorous responses to action on the pitch.

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