Luxe and highly saturated images were his trademark, and he brought surrealism to fashion photography using scale and color. Now, Bill Silano’s photos will expand the fashion collection at the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography, thanks to his brother George Silano.
Ansel Adams said that the photographic negative was like a composer’s score, and the print a performance. As home of the Ansel Adams Archive, the Center for Creative Photography illustrates Adams’ meaning.
The Myth and The Mirror: Artwork of the American West examines the American West as both a real and an imagined place that embodies the fraught interconnections between exploration and colonization, national identity, and manifest destiny.