“The historical road of photography is paved with books and bodies of work about family. It is a natural resource for making work” The historical road of photography is paved with books and bodies of work about family. It is a natural resource for making work. Emmet Gowin, Sally Mann, Judith Black […]
Emmet and Edith Gowin, a Conversation. An interview with American photographer Emmet Gowin and his wife Edith for the exhibition “Emmet Gowin” Fundación Mapfre, Madrid, Spain.
Edith, 1970 @ Emmet Gowin “I realized that my own family — Edith’s family — was as miraculous as the most distant people in the world and they were at the same time, the most available to me, and perhaps available only to me…. I had not realized that art could be made by […]
“I like to think that in order for any of us to really do anything new, we can’t know exactly what it is we are doing.” By John Caponigro, December 1998 – January 1999 Born in 1941, Emmet Gowin grew up in southern Virginia. He began photographing in 1961, at the Richmond Professional Institute, […]