Caponigro, Paul, 1932-....

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Caponigro, Paul. American Photography. Born: Boston, December 7, 1932. Education: Attended high school in Boston, 1946-50; studied piano, College of Music, Boston University, 1950-51; studied photography, with Benjamin Chin and Alfred W. Richter, at California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, 1956, and with Minor White, at Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, 1957-58. Military Service: Served as photographer in the United States Army, 1953-55. Family: Married Eleanor Morris in 1964; son: John Paul. Career: Worked as apprentice in commercial photographic studio, Boston, 1952; freelance photographer since 1955, resident in Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1973. Photo-Research Consultant, Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, from 1960. Teaching Assistant, with Minor White, Summer Photographic Workshops, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, 1959; Visiting Instructor in Photography, at numerous colleges and workshops throughout the United States, including Boston University, 1960, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1966-71, New York University, 1967-70, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1970-73, and Maine Photographic Workshop, 1972, 1979-81 and 1984-85. Founder-Member, Association of Heliographers, New York, 1963. Recipient: First Prize for Photography, 10th Boston Arts Festival, 1961; Guggenheim Fellowship, 1966, 1975; National Endowment for the Arts Photography Fellowship, 1971, 1974; Art Directors Club of New York Award, 1974; National Endowment for the Arts Grant, 1975 and 1982; Arts Council of Great Britain Grant, 1978; Peer Award, Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, 1983; Annual Governor's Award, New Mexico, 1984.

From the description of Paul Caponigro : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 700519050

Paul Caponigro (1932- ) is a photographer and teacher from New England and New Mexico.

From the description of Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro, 1999 Jul. 30-1999 Aug. 12 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79640758

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creatorOf Caponigro, Paul, 1932-. Oral history interview with Paul Caponigro, 1999 Jul. 30-1999 Aug. 12 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Caponigro, Paul, 1932-. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
referencedIn Fogg Art Museum 20th-century history of photography collection, 1900-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University Art Museum
referencedIn Caponigro, Paul, 1932- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Caponigro, Paul, 1932-. Paul Caponigro : Artist File. International Center of Photography
referencedIn Focus Gallery. Focus Gallery records, 1966-1987. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Schmidt Bingham Gallery. Schmidt Bingham Gallery selected records, 1948-2002. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Tucker, Jean S. Papers, 1962-1990. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Siskind, Aaron. Aaron Siskind papers, 1967-1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Gilbert family photographic archives, 1900s. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978. Peter Pollack papers, 1945-1978. Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984. person
associatedWith Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970. person
associatedWith Bunnell, Peter C. person
associatedWith Chappell, Walter, 1925- person
associatedWith Chiarenza, Carl. person
associatedWith Clergue, Lucien. person
associatedWith Clift, William. person
associatedWith Cosindas, Marie, 1925- person
associatedWith Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976. person
associatedWith Focus Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Graves, Morris, 1910- person
associatedWith Lange, Dorothea. person
associatedWith Larsen, Susan C., person
associatedWith Newhall, Beaumont, 1908-1993. person
associatedWith O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986. person
associatedWith Pollack, Peter, 1909-1978. person
associatedWith Ranney, Edward. person
associatedWith Russek, Janet. person
associatedWith Scheinbaum, David, 1951- person
associatedWith Schmidt Bingham Gallery. corporateBody
associatedWith Singer, Robert T. person
associatedWith Siskind, Aaron. person
associatedWith Strand, Paul, 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Szarkowski, John. person
associatedWith Tice, George A. person
correspondedWith Tucker, Jean S. person
associatedWith Uelsmann, Jerry, 1934- person
associatedWith Westin, Bert. person
associatedWith White, Minor. person
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New Mexico--Santa Fe
United States
Photography, Artistic


Birth 1932-12-07





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