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William D. Wade Silver Gelatin & Black and White Photographs of Fruits

Item Details

William D. Wade (American, born 1955)
Untitled (fruits), late 20th century
One silver gelatin photograph and one black and white photograph
Signed to the lower right; signed on the verso
Artist’s stamp on the verso

William D. Wade is a fine art and documentary photographer based in Pittsburgh. He is a former long-time staff photographer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and received his BFA from Ohio University. He has also worked for the Akron Beacon Journal, The Pittsburgh Press, and was a contributing photographer for Zuma photo agency. Some of his notable projects and series include Art in Our Lives featuring photographs of visitors in museums; Television in Our Culture exhibiting images of people watching television or surrounded by television screens; and Portals and Passageways featuring color images of alleys, street corners, and tunnels. Among his artistic influences are National Geographic photographer Sam Abell, Henri Cartier-Bresson, W. Eugene Smith, Mary Ellen Mark, Weegee, Alex Webb, Larry Fink, Dorothea Lange and Duane Michals. Throughout his career, Wade has been nominated four times for the photography Pulitzer and has been named Pennsylvania Photographer of the Year three times. In addition, he was awarded the Visual Arts Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. His work has been featured in multiple publications such as the New York Times, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, and American Photographer, to name a few. He has exhibited in multiple institutions including the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, (Greensburg, PA), The Andy Warhol Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Photography Center, and the Kodak Gallery (New York, NY), among many others.

Condition

- significant creasing, wrinkles, and warping of the black and white photo; light toning to the edges of the black and white photo; toning and abrasions to the mat of the silver gelatin.

Dimensions

20.0" W x 16.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures the paper; image measures 19.25" W x 13.25" H; mat measures 20" W x 16"H x 0.25" D; image measures 12.75" W x 8.75" H.

Item #

ITMG957159

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