Paul Greenfield MFA, ARPS

William Christenberry (1936 - 2016)

William Andrew Christenberry Jr. was an American photographer, painter, sculptor, and teacher who drew inspiration from his childhood in Hale County, Alabama.[1] Christenberry focused extensively on architecture, abandoned structures, nature, and extensively studied the psychology and effects of place and memory. He is best known for his haunting compositions of landscapes, signs, and abandoned buildings in his home state. Christenberry is also considered a pioneer of colored photography as an art form; he was especially encouraged in the medium by the likes of Walker Evans and William Eggleston.
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