Aug 31, 2007

Edith, Newton, Pennsylvania

Edith, Newton, Pennsylvania

1999

Emmet Gowin

(American, 1941-)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 12.9 x 12.8 cm (5 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.); Matted: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Gift of Friends of Photography 2002.102

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Description

A long tradition exists among artists, especially
20th-century photographers, of using their spouses as both models and muses for extended periods of time. Gowin, who has periodically photographed his wife, Edith, since their marriage in 1964, has captured her resonance and emotional strength in a wide range of deeply personal images of unconventional poses made as a part of everyday life.
Gift of Friends of Photography 2002.102

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph

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