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Jackson Township, Webster County, Iowa,

Jackson Township, Webster County, Iowa, 2011. Copyright © 2011 by David Plowden

September 1 - December  16, 2018

The Beinecke Library at Yale University presents; 

EYE ON THE WEST: Photography and the Contemporary West. 

Featuring photographs by 20 photographers in the Beinecke Library collections:
Harry Adams · Abe Aronow · Marion Belanger · Richard Buswell · Steve Fitch · Miguel Gandert · Karen Halverson · Lauren Henkin · Jon Lewis · Owen Luck · Lee Marmon · Laura McPhee · David Grant Noble · David Ottenstein · David Plowden · Roberta Price · Kim Stringfellow · Toba Pato Tucker · John Willis · Will Wilson


Opening celebration on Friday, September 21, with a keynote address at 4:30 pm by Eric Paddock, Curator of Photographs, Denver Art Museum, on "Challenges and Opportunities in Photography of the Contemporary West." On Saturday, September 22, the public is invited to panel discussions with the photographers, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

For more information visit the Beinecke Library site, click here.

John Miller, Chief Engineer, Ferryboat O

September 7 - December  30, 2018

The Grohmann Museum at MSOE University presents; 

David Plowden's Portraits of Work 

Gallery Night, Oct. 19: 5 - 9 p.m.
Featuring a Gallery Talk with the Artist at 7 p.m.

For more about this show visit the Upcoming Exhibition page or to visit the Grohmann Museum site, click here.

John Miller, Chief Engineer, Ferryboat Orange, 1963. Copyright © 1963 by David Plowden


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New on Google Cultural Institute!

The Grohmann Museum and Google Cultural Institute present; 

Steel: The Cycle of Industry

This collection is as much a distillation of David Plowden's career as it is about the steel industry. An overview of this industrial cycle allows the viewer to glimpse what Plowden calls his "lifelong preoccupation with man's works and his machines."  Images are highlighted with comments from the photographer.

To view this online exhibition click here.

Charging Open Hearth Furnace, Steel Mill, East Chicago, Indiana, 1979. Copyright © 1963 by David Plowden

Saturday July 14, 2018

The Book Stall in Winnetka, Illinois presented;

The Hand of Man on America

A conversation and book signing with David Plowden.

Enjoy photographs from this event courtesy of Stephen J. Serio.

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