American Animal Photography

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Frank Döring: I Would Redesign That Udder is a 2017 exhibit at the University of Kentucky Art Museum which says: "Frank Döring finds a microcosm of the human??? -- and animal -- condition at the state and county fairs that take place all summer long within a day's drive of his Lexington home....With empathy, sensitivity, and humor, Döring has been photographing the champion steers, greased piglets, sheep rodeos, and garish midways since 2011. In his images, children expertly guide farm animals around the show ring, teenagers use blow dryers to fluff up heifers, and whole families form tableaux vivants at concession stands and carnival games." Accessed 6/17

Todd Forsgren: Birdwatcher and Ecologist is a 2017 exhibit at the Academy Art Museum which says: "Todd R. Forsgren uses photography to examine themes of ecology, environmentalism, and perceptions of landscape while striving to strike a balance between art history and natural history... His Ornithological Photographs depict birds that have been caught in mist nets as part of scientific surveys and ornithological research." Also see artist's website. Accessed 5/17

Wild: Michael Nichols is a 2017 exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art which says: "For more than three decades, Nichols has ventured to the farthest reaches of the world to document nature's wildest creatures and landscapes." Also see press release   Accessed 8/17

William Wegman: Improved Photographs is a 2017 exhibit at the Telfair Museums which says: "Importantly, this presentation highlights the artist's personal sense of humor as well as the importance of mark-making and the evidence of the artist's hand that is central to Wegman's practice." Also see press release  Accessed 6/17

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