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Frank Gohlke

Date of Birth 1942
Place of Birth Wichita Falls
(Wichita County, United States of America, Texas, Area code 940)
Nationality United States of America
Frank Gohlke, born in 1942, is an American landscape photographer. He has been awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Known for his large format landscape photographs, Gohlke's work has been shown at museums all over the world and included in various museum collections. Although he was born in Texas, Gohlke’s geographical range includes central France, the American South and Midwest, New England and Mount St. Helens after a volcanic eruption. Gohlke received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in English Literature. At Yale University, where he received his MA in English in 1966, Gohlke met Walker Evans and then studied privately with Paul Caponigro. Gohlke’s photographs came to notice in the influential 1975 group exhibition New Topographics: Images of a Man-Altered Landscape at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York. He has taught at Massachusetts College of Art and Design; the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley College; the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the universities of Harvard, Princeton, and Yale. A mid-career retrospective of his work was organized by the Amon Carter Museum. An accompanying catalogue includes essays by Gohlke, Rebecca Solnit and John Rohrbach, senior curator of photographs.

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