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Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Ralph Eugene Meatyard

American mystic

by Ralph Eugene Meatyard

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artistic Photography,
  • Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Catalog of an exhibition held at Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, March 9-May 6, 2017.

    Other titlesAmerican mystic
    StatementAlexander Nemerov
    ContributionsNemerov, Alexander, writer of added commentary, Fraenkel Gallery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR647 .M434 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 pages
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27240063M
    ISBN 101881337448
    ISBN 109781881337447
    OCLC/WorldCa964599417

    by Ralph Eugene Meatyard Publisher's Description “After treasuring the experience of having known Ralph Eugene Meatyard at the turn of the s, and then holding his work in the highest esteem for the whole of my adult life, it is a sobering joy to revisit these spontaneous, imaginative and transcendent photographs again, thirty-six years later. In the gallery’s accompanying publication Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic, Alexander Nemerov examines Meatyard’s creative process through a series of short texts paired with 48 of Meatyard’s photographs. The page, fully illustrated hardcover book will be available at the gallery and at ($45).


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Millerton, N.Y. Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present Ralph Eugene Meatyard: American Mystic from March 9 through May 6,featuring more than 40 works by this enigmatic and legendary photographer.

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