Douglas Kent Hall

Novelist, Author

1938 – 2008

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Who was Douglas Kent Hall?

Douglas Kent Hall was an American writer and photographer. Hall was a fine art photographer and writer of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, essays, and screenplays. He was in high school when he first published a story, his first published photographs were of Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison, and his first exhibition of photographs was at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

He published twenty-five books, including two with Arnold Schwarzenegger. His photographs are of rock and roll superstars, rodeo, cowboys, prison, flamenco, bodybuilders, the U.S.-Mexico border, the American West, New Mexico, New York City, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Great Britain, Greece, Russia, Native Americans, writers, and artists. Hall's artistic output included collaborations with Larry Bell, Bruce Nauman, Terry Allen, and his son Devon Hall.

At the time of his sudden death in 2008, solo exhibitions of his photographs hung concurrently at the Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico; the Riva Yares Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; and the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico. His book In New Mexico Light had just been selected for the Eric Hoffer Award.

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Born
Dec 12, 1938
Vernal
Also known as
  • Douglas Hall
  • Douglas kent hall
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Iowa
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Utah
Died
Mar 30, 2008
Albuquerque

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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