Matt Sweeney's Hollywood photography, taken from 1979 to 1983, offers a voyeuristic glimpse into the lives of the district's colorful citizens.
When it comes to celebrities, we all have a voyeuristic eye --especially thanks to the tabloids of today, hell-bent on revealing every trivial detail about the stars, from their weight gain to their acne medication prescription -- but what about the regular Joes living in Hollywood? Sweeney's photography takes us into the day-to-day lives of ordinary individuals living in an extraordinary place.
The images take us on a journey of an unpredictable America, made up of a colorful mosaic of people, places and circumstance that are beautifully woven together. Ultimately, the series is sure to pique your sense of curiosity; it will have you wondering about each of the subject's stories.