Ralph Eugene Meatyard | the artist




The artist Ralph Eugene Meatyard
Born 1925, Normal, Illinois, USA.
Died 1972

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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The photographs of Ralph Eugene Meatyard (1925-1972) defy convention. They have been called visionary, surrealistic, and meditative. Fascinated by the uncanniness of ordinary life, Meatyard made mysterious staged images using his friends and family—often involving masks and abandoned spaces—that are familiar and disturbing at the same time…
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