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Fay Godwin snippet
For many years people saw Fay Godwin as The Master of landscape photography, with books on Forbidden Land, Landmarks & The Ridgeway & others.
Fay Godwin
Fay Godwin - born Berlin 1931 , Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London.
1966 Became interested in photography through photographing her young children. No formal training. 1975 Publication of first co-author book, The Oldest Road, with writer J.R.L. Anderson. 1978 Recipient of major award from Arts Council of Great Britain to continue landscape work in British Isles, much of which is included in Land. 1984 Start of British Councils overseas tour of Landscape Photographs. 1985 Publication of Land. Major exhibition of Land at the Serpentine Gallery, London. 1986 South Bank Show their first full-length documentary to feature a photographer. 1986/7 Fellow at the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford. 1987/90 President of the Ramblers' Association, UK.
For many years people see her as The Master of landscape photography, with books on Forbidden Land, Landmarks & The Ridgeway & others.