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Camilo Jose Vergara Is First Photographer to Win National Medal of Humanities

Posted by on Friday July 12, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Sociologist, writer and documentary photographer Camilo José Vergara is the first photographer to win a National Medal of Humanities. On July 10, President Obama awarded 24 National Medals of Arts & Humanities for 2012– Vergara included for his “stark visual representation of American cities” over the past four decades. The National Medal of Humanities recognizes those... More

Obituary: Fine-Art Photographer Sarah Charlesworth, 66

Posted by on Thursday June 27, 2013 | Fine Art, Obituary

  Sarah Charlesworth, a fine-art photographer, teacher and member of The Pictures Generation, died on June 26 in Falls Village, Connecticut, of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 66 years old. Charlesworth was born in East Orange, New Jersey, and graduated from Barnard College in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in art history. She cofounded... More