Lot 26: Peter Goin

2016 CEPA Gallery Biennial Art Auction, Peter Goin

Night Time Nude; Middle-Age
20 x 24 inches
Signed Verso

BIO: Peter Goin is the author of several books including Tracing the Line: A Photographic Survey of the Mexican-American Border, Nuclear Landscape, Stopping Time: A Rephotographic Survey of Lake Tahoe and Humanature. His photographs have been exhibited in more than fifty museums nationally and internationally, including Kunsthaus Nürnberg, the St. George Museum of Art in Utah, and MKgalerie in Amsterdam. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and his video work has earned him an EMMY nomination. He is currently a Foundation Professor of Art in Photography and Video at the University of Nevada. His work is featured in various collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Library of Congress.

STATEMENT: Peter’s work examines both historical and contemporary environmental issues. A Doubtful River is a project that examines the complex watershed of the first federal irrigation dam, the Newlands Project. Changing the Mines in America, another project and book, reinterprets the legacy and importance of mining landscapes throughout the United States.

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