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Frank Gohlke: Accommodating Nature « Previous | |Next »
December 27, 2012

There is an interview below with Frank Gohlke on the occasion of his Accommodating Nature 2008 retrospective exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

GohlkeFgrainelevator.jpgFrank Gohlke, Grain elevator, near Kinsley, Kansas, 1973.

Gohlke took pictures of the boundaries where human beings and nature intersect. I knew Gohlke's work in terms of his studies of grain elevators in the American mid-west.

Gohlke’s work is usually understood as a “challenge” to the popular, almost romantic nature photos of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Minor White, and Paul Caponigro tradition of American photography that celebrated uninhabited landscapes or avoiding evidence of human intrusions,

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