Photographer and educator Joe Deal, who was instrumental in the development of the landmark exhibition “New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape” in 1975 and was the subject of several solo shows, died June 18 at a hospice in Providence, Rhode Island. The cause of death was cancer, according to his gallery, Robert Mann Gallery in New York.
(Photo © Joe Deal/Courtesy of Robert Mann Gallery. “Albuquerque, New Mexico,” 1975.”)
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