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University Press of Mississippi
From Library Journal
Documenting the 35-year career of William Christenberry, an internationally recognized Southern mixed-media artist and photographer, this lavishly produced exhibition catalog provides the first survey of the artist's entire oeuvre: drawings, paintings, sculpture, and environmental installations as well as photographs. The artist's fascination with rural Alabama is explored through a keen awareness of the passage of time, marked by a social consciousness untinged by nostalgia. Included is his epic Klan Room, a tableau both haunting and eerily beautiful. The works are presented in 155 color plates, while biographical and critical essays by Center for Creative Photography curator Wilner Stack and Allen Tullos (American studies, Emory Univ.) provide a context for understanding the man and his art. A checklist, chronology, exhibition history, and extensive bibliography complete the volume. Highly recommended for photography, fine arts, and regional collections.?Heidi Winston, NYPL
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