|Wynn Bullock snippet
|Bullock's photographs are in over 90 museum collections including The
Hallmark Collection of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, The Center
for Creative Photography, and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Some of his photographs were used by Edward Steichen in 1955 in his The
Family of Man, a vast exhibition consisting of over 500 photos that
depicted life, love and death.
|Wynn Bullock (April 18, 1902, Chicago - November 16, 1975, Monterey,
California) was an American photographer that is notable for his
photographs of nudes and of landscapes on the West Coast.
|He started in the 1920s with a career as a concert tenor. While
studying in Paris, he was inspired by visual artists, in particular
Cézanne, Moholy-Nagy and
Man Ray. Upon his return to the US, he focused
on a career as a photographer.
|He left law school to attend the Art Center School in Los Angeles. In
1948, he met and began a lifelong friendship with
Edward Weston, a
relationship that continually influenced his life as a photographer.