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A reprint of the Aperature classic of 1978, which the great photographer himself was working on at the time of his death in 1976. Eighty-one eloquent b&w photographs by White are accompanied by excerpts from his diaries and letters and a biographical essay by James Baker Hall. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
About the Author
Minor White was born in Minneapolis in 1908 and educated at the University of Minnesota. His first serious photography was done in Portland, Oregon, for the Works Progress Administration in 1938, and his first one-man exhibition was at the Portland Art Museum in 1942.
In 1946, Minor White joined the faculty at the California School of Fine Arts. Newly stimulated by meetings with Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston, he embarked on his own photography. In 1952, he founded Aperture, a quarterly of... read more