Ogden Museum opens major survey of pioneering photographer William Christenberry

Artist William Christenberry, long hailed as a pioneer in establishing color photography as a fine art medium, receives a wide-ranging career survey at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art this October. The exhibition features a selection of his iconic photographs of Hale County, Alabama alongside drawings, paintings, sculptures, assemblages, and installations, positioning his acclaimed photography practice within the context of his broader oeuvre. Titled Memory Is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry, the exhibition also explores the importance of poetry to the development of Christenberry’s vision and approach, highlighting the ways in which the artist’s engagement with poetry enhanced his ability to infuse simple tableaus with meaning and emotion. The exhibition is accompanied by scholarly texts by the exhibition

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