Joel Meyerowitz

Photographer, Visual Artist

1938 –

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Who is Joel Meyerowitz?

Joel Meyerowitz is a street photographer, and portrait and landscape photographer. He began photographing in color in 1962 and was an early advocate of the use of color during a time when there was significant resistance to the idea of color photography as serious art. In the early 1970s he taught the first color course at the Cooper Union in New York City where many of today's renowned color photographers studied with him.

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Born
Mar 6, 1938
The Bronx
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Ohio State University
Lived in
  • New York City
  • The Bronx

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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