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Collection Name:

Bill Wright Peruvian Photography Collection (Discrete Collection 184)


Various photographers

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Span Dates:

1970s-1980s ca.


One hundred and six gelatin silver prints by sixteen Peruvian photographers, made during the late 1970s and 1980s in Peru. The collection was assembled by Texas photographer Bill Wright. An exhibition of the photographs was curated by Peruvian photographer and writer, Fernando Castro, and titled The Peruvians, as Seen by Peruvian Photographers. Most photographs are either signed or initialed by the photographer. The photographers represented in this collection are Mariella Agois, Juan E.Bedoya, Jose Casals, Fernando Castro, R. Crisostomo, Carlos Dominguez, Jorge Deustua, Roberto Fantozzi Riveros, Billy Hare, C. Montenegro, Jorge Ochoa, Jaime Razuri, Lorry Salcedo, Javier Silva Meinel, Mariel Vidal, and Rene Zegovia. Subjects of the photographs include politics, religion, culture, society, festivals, and the beach.

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PH DIS 184 (2000:0035:0001-0106)
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See Also:

Talleres de Fotografia Social (TAFOS)

MarĂ­a Cecilia Piazza

Bill Wright Collection (9 loose prints)

China, August 1983: 12 photographs by Bill Wright, published portfolio containing 12 gelatin silver prints (f TR 654 W734 1983 HRC-P)

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