Emmet Gowin

a collective portrait by Emmet Gowin

Publisher: Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton

Written in English
Published: Pages: 35 Downloads: 666
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ContributionsPrinceton University. Art Museum
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR647 .G69 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24439032M
ISBN 109780943012049
LC Control Number2010279147
OCLC/WorldCa463435189

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The inspiration was a decaying 19th-century book cover that Mr. Gowin found under a house in Danville and then embellished with Author: Roberta Smith. Emmet Gowin (born ) has been taking aerial photographs of the landscape in the United States, Mexico, Czechoslovakia, Asia, and the Middle East for over 20 years.

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When he was two his family moved to Chincoteague Island, where he spent much of his free time in the marshes around their home.

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