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BALTZ, Lewis (<i>born</i> 1945), Photographer, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALTZ, Lewis (born 1945), Photographer, installation artist

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1945, in Newport Beach (California).

Photographer, installation artist.

Lewis Baltz lives and works in Paris. Questioning the nature of photography, he seeks to capture the reality of specific locations. In the 1960s, he began to take black and white photographs of such modern-day sights as rubbish tips, parking lots, building sites and urban wasteland. He has said that, for him, particular faces, buildings

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