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Emmet Gowin
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Emmet Gowin earned his MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1967, after studying graphic design as an undergraduate. His black-and-white photographs have been exhibited in the United States and abroad, including solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Corcorcan Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Escape Photographie Marie de Paris. Gowin's work is included in major museum collections worldwide; he has published more than six monographs; and he has been awarded several honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Pew Fellowship for the Arts, and the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Emmet Gowin earned his MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1967, after studying graphic design as an undergraduate. His black-and-white photographs have been exhibited in the United States and abroad, including solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Corcorcan Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Escape Photographie Marie de Paris. Gowin's work is included in major museum collections worldwide; he has published more than six monographs; and he has been awarded several honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Pew Fellowship for the Arts, and the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Keith F. Davis is senior curator of photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and also serves as an advisor to the Hall Family Foundation. Carlos Gollonet is the chief curator of photography at the MAPFRE Foundation in Madrid and also works as a freelance editor and publisher.

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This catalog showcases Gowin's brilliant versatility, from intimate studies of his wife and family to aerial shots of environmental woes to more recent abstract composites. "American Photo"An in-depth look at one of America's most overlooked photographers. "The Guardian"provides a thorough examination of his creative practice as it evolved over nearly five decades The images range from memorable documents of his wife s family in rural Virginia to aerial landscapes of Earth. "The New York Times"Gowin's images of his wife manage to combine reverie and reality, veneration and humility. "The Guardian""


This catalog showcases Gowin's brilliant versatility, from intimate studies of his wife and family to aerial shots of environmental woes to more recent abstract composites. - American PhotoAn in-depth look at one of America's most overlooked photographers. - The Guardianprovides a thorough examination of his creative practice as it evolved over nearly five decades...The images range from memorable documents of his wife's family in rural Virginia to aerial landscapes of Earth. - The New York TimesGowin's images of his wife manage to combine reverie and reality, veneration and humility. - The Guardian

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