Cornell CapaKurt Edward Fishback
Artist: Kurt Edward Fishback
Date of image: 1982
Size: 14x17 inches (36x43 cm)
Format: archival pigment
Features: signed on front
Kurt Edward Fishback is a photographer based in Antelope, CA. He learned photography by assisting his father, photographer Glen Fishback, and was mentored by fellow photographers Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, and Wynn Bullock. Fishback received a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from the University of California, Davis. His work has been exhibited at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; and the Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake, UT. Fishback’s work is included in the permanent collections of over one hundred institutions including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, New York, and the Cooper Hewitt Museum of Art, New York. He has published several photography books including Artist In Residence: West Coast Artists In Their Spaces, published in 2000 by Blue Heron Publishing. Fishback counts Glen Fishback, Edward Weston, and Robert Arneson among his greatest artistic influences.
Fishback was named to YourDailyPhotograph.com Hot 100 of 2021.
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