Nic Nicosia

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1951 –

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Who is Nic Nicosia?

Nic Nicosia is an American art photographer who was born in Dallas, Texas. He received a BS in radio-television-film, with a concentration in motion pictures, from the University of North Texas in 1974. He was awarded a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant in 1984 and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2010. He currently lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Nicosia is considered a pioneer in the staged photographic movement that came into prominence in the early 1980s. Real Pictures #11 is an example of his staged pictures. It was taken shortly after moving into a new suburban Dallas neighborhood, and uses three children who lived on his street as models.

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Born
1951
Dallas
Nationality
  • United States of America

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on July 23, 2013

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