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Art in Nevada: Artists From Nevada, Outdoor Sculptures in Nevada, Peter Goin, Montyne, Amy Sol, City, Elsa Flores, Double Negative

Art in Nevada: Artists From Nevada, Outdoor Sculptures in Nevada, Peter Goin, Montyne, Amy Sol, City, Elsa Flores, Double Negative

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Chapters: Artists From Nevada, Outdoor Sculptures in Nevada, Peter Goin, Montyne, Amy Sol, City, Elsa Flores, Double Negative. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Peter Goin (born 1951) is an American photographer best known for his work within the altered landscape, specifically his photographs published in the book Nuclear Landscapes. His work has been shown in over fifty museums nationally and internationally and he is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Goin is currently a Foundation Professor of Art in Photography and Videography at the University of Nevada, Reno. He has also done extensive rephotography work in the Lake Tahoe region. Peter Goin was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1951. He grew up a third culture kid, spending time in Indonesia, Turkey, and Brazil as a child and young adult. Goin received his MA and MFA from the University of Iowa. He moved to Nevada in 1984. He became fascinated with the basin-and-range environmentmuch of Nevada belongs to the Bureau of Land Management and is removed from private ownership making it open for camping, exploring, and photographing. The focus of his work is the American West and specifically the Nevada landscape. Intrigued by the effects of humans on the landscape, Goin uses photography to depict landscapes that have been altered. In his book Nuclear Landscapes, Goin presents photographs of various nuclear test sites and power facilities that have been abandoned and the effects these sites and facilities have on the surrounding area. He gained unprecedented access to test sites and facilities in Nevada, Washington, and the South Pacific (as well as risked exposure to radiation and shark attack) in order to examine these unique places. This project investigates and d...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=24366057