Joel Sternfeld is active/lives in New York. Joel Sternfeld is known for large format documentary color photography.
Biography Joel Sternfeld
Joel Sternfeld, born 1944, New York City, is widely regarded as one of the most influential and important fine-art color photographers in the world, noted for his large-format documentary pictures of the United States and establishing color photography as a respected artistic medium.
He has many works in the permanent collections of the MOMA in New York and the Getty in Los Angeles. He has also "raised" and influenced an entire generation of color photographers including Andreas Gursky who borrows many of Sternfeld's techniques and approaches.
Sternfeld earned a BA from Dartmouth College and teaches photography at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. He began taking color photographs in 1970 after learning the colo
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