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George Krause* – SAINTS & MARTYRS

George Krause* – SAINTS & MARTYRS

I began this series while on an assignment for Sports Illustrated to photograph amateur boxing in Mexico. George Krause "Saints and Martyrs pays homage to the anonymous artisans who fashioned the statues... 'These sculptures transcend most folk art," (Krause) says. 'They are not conceptually motivated. The sculptor felt the suffering, and it allowed him to create something beyond himself and beyond the repetitive ...

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George Krause* – QUI RIPOSA

George Krause* – QUI RIPOSA

My father died before my second birthday and I grew up with a pervading sense of my own mortality. The fear was intensified when my mother would tell me, in anger, that I was stubborn and willful like my father; And like him, I would leave home at sixteen and be dead at the age of twenty-five. I did leave ...

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George Krause*

George Krause*

George Krause was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1937 and received his training at the Philadelphia College of Art. He received the first Prix de Rome and the first Fulbright/Hays grant ever awarded to a photographer, two Guggenheim fellowships and three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Krause's photographs are in major museum collections including the Museum of Modern ...

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