Minor White

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Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jun 24, 1976 (67)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
Minneapolis, MN
Death Date
Jun 24, 1976 (67)

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About

Expressionist photographer who used the camera to reveal internal feelings.

Before Fame

He developed an interest in photography at a young age but left the medium in favor of studies in botany and poetry. He later returned to photography in twenties.

Trivia

His meeting in New York with fellow artistic photographers Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz inspired him to develop his own style and the use of sequences of photographs to express emotion.

Family Life

He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Associated With

He was invited by Ansel Adams to form the first fine art photography department, at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

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