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Photography, Artistic

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Louis H. Draper Artist Archives (VA-04)

 Item
Identifier: VA-04
Abstract The extensive collection documents the life and work of Richmond-born photographer and educator Louis Draper (1935–2002). Manuscript and photographic materials document Draper’s experience and work as an African American photographer, including his recognition of his photography as a form of “engaged resistance” that not only bore witness to leaders of the civil rights movement, but also offered a richer and more diverse perspective of African American life than provided by the mainstream...
Dates: 1945-2005

Beuford Smith Archives (SC-32)

 Item — Box SC-32 Box 1: Series SC-32-01; Series SC-32-02
Identifier: SC-32
Abstract

The collection helps document the formation of the Kamoinge Workshop in the early 1960s, including a notebook with minutes from their earliest meetings. Photographs from the collection show the early members of Kamoinge, and in particular focuses on the life of Louis H. Draper (1935-2002).

Dates: 1964-2003

Willie Anne Wright Personal Papers (VA-02)

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: VA-02
Abstract

The collection documents the career of renowned lensless photographer Willie Anne Wright. Wright's paintings, serigraphs and drawings were her professional focus until 1972 when pinhole photography became her primary creative medium. Comprised mainly of the exhibition files Wright maintained, as well as information about gallery representation and art sales, the collection traces the evolution of her artistic journey over four decades.

Dates: 1958-2003