Introduction
William Andrew Christenberry Jr. (5 November 1936 – 28 November 2016) was a photographer, painter, sculptor, and teacher who drew inspiration from his childhood in Hale County, Alabama. Christenberry focused extensively on architecture, abandoned structures, nature, and extensively studied the psychology and effects of place and memory. He is best known for his haunting compositions of landscapes, signs, and abandoned buildings in his home state. Christenberry is also considered a pioneer of colored photography as an art form; he was especially encouraged in the medium by the likes of Walker Evans and William Eggleston.
Wikidata
Q8006794
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Introduction
Photographer known for his color images of the rural Southern United States, particularly Hale County, Alabama near where he was born. He often used his photographs as source material for paintings, drawings, or sculptures.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Installation artist, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Names
William Christenberry, Bill Christenberry, William A. Christenberry
Ulan
500074045
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