Wright Morris: Nebraska Pictures

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May 16 2017 - Jul 23 2017

Nebraska figures prominently in the work of Wright Morris, an award-winning novelist, photographer, and essayist born in Central City in 1910. On display in conjunction with Nebraska 150, the state’s sesquicentennial celebration, this exhibition presents a selection of photographs from Sheldon’s collection that exemplifies Morris’s sensitivity in capturing details of rural Nebraska in the 1940s.

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

Whether or not you go, Distinctly American: The Photography of Wright Marris explores the images of Wright Morris (1910-1998), an expression of his lifelong quest to capture the soul and mystique of the American Midwest. Here, for the first time, the full emotional impact of his extraordinarily beautiful photographs--"a forceful as his better. Known prize-winning novels--"has been given free rein.

Distinctly American: The Photography of Wright Marris

  • Photography
  • American
  • 20th Century
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Wright Morris

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