William Eugene Smith | the artist




The artist William Eugene Smith
Born 1918, Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Died 1979 Tucson, Arizona.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Article and image gallery.
Train Tracks. From the Pittsburgh Essay.
"Nurse Midwife (Maude Callen), Birth of Baby, ‘Life,’ December 3, 1951" and other works
Tomoko Uemura in her Bath
Smith’s first photograph after two years of convalescence, The Walk to Paradise Garden, became one of his most well known and was featured in the exhibition The Family of Man at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1955). From 1947-54 he was once more associated with Life, producing a number of major photographic essays: "Country Doctor" (1948), "Spanish Village" (1951), "Nurse Midwife" (1951), and "A Man of Mercy" (focusing on Dr. Albert Schweitzer, 1954). In 1954 he again resigned from Life after a disagreement over the handling of the Schweitzer essay…


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