Richard Misrach
American, born 1949
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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Border Cantos: Sight & Sound Explorations from the Mexican-American Border,
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Richard Misrach: The Writing on the Wall,
Fraenkel Gallery
2016
Border Cantos: Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo,
Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Among the most important and influential of living American photographers, Richard Misrach produces large-scale color photographs that meditate on human intervention in the landscape and probe the environmental impact of industry. Misrach’s images also convey concern with color, light, and time. His best-known series, “Desert Cantos”, captures the awful beauty of human-wrought disasters in the desert; other subjects include the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and dramatic weather systems around San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. “My own agenda [is] foregrounding the importance of time in photos, in its infinite number of permutations,” he has said.

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