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Paul Caponigro

American photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 7 December 1932. In 1952 Caponigro took up photography and became an apprentice at a Boston, Massachusetts photographic studio. From 1953 to 1955 Caponigro was posted as a United States Army photographer in San Francisco, California. In 1955 Caponigro returned to Boston, Massachusetts and worked as a freelance photographer. Caponigro was a founding member of the Association of Heliographers, New York in 1963. In 1966 Caponigro travelled to Ireland to make a photographic study of ancient monuments. In 1976 Caponigro photographed in Japan. From 1973 Caponigro has lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500019913.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Paul Caponigro:

Paul Caponigro Untitled (water reflections), ca. 1970-1974 Gelatin silver print
Paul Caponigro Juniper in the Snow, New Mexico, 1982 Cibachrome color photographic print
Paul Caponigro Apple Orchard, Tesuque, New Mexico, 1981 Cibachrome color photographic print
Paul Caponigro Redding Woods, Connecticut, 1969
Paul Caponigro Negative Print (Garden), Brewster, New York, 1963 Gelatin silver print
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