DAC Collection Artist Information
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 22 December 1941. Gowin began to photograph in 1961 and has worked as a freelance photographer since 1967. In 1971, Gowin moved to Newtown (Illinois, United States). In 1973, he became a professor of photography at Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Gowin began to photograph Mount Saint Helens, Washington, in 1980 and has returned to photograph the mountain every year since. He has also photographed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia, and Peru throughout the 1970s. In 1982, he photographed in Jordan.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500037046.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Emmet Gowin:
|Emmet Gowin||Edith, Ruth & Mae, Danville, Virginia, 1976||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Edith and Raymond Booher, Danville, Virginia, 1969||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Danville, Virginia—Summer, 1969||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Spring Snow (The View from Rennie Booher’s House), Danville, Virginia, 1974||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Willie Cooper in Our Bus Window, Danville, Virginia, 1970||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Italy, 1975, 1976||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Conair Pass, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland, 1978, 1979||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Potato Field, County Donegal, Ireland, 1978||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Hillside in the Lake District near Keswick, England, 1978, 1979||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Dalton Dishman, Ice Carver, Dayton, Ohio, 1970||Gelatin silver print|
|Emmet Gowin||Nancy and Dwayne, Danville, VA, 1970 (published 1975)||Gelatin silver print|
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