William Andrew Christenberry Jr
(1936 - 2016)
William Andrew Christenberry, Jr. was active/lived in District Of Columbia, Alabama. William Christenberry Jr is known for mixed-media and ink drawing, rural south landscape photography.
Biography William Andrew Christenberry, Jr.
"William A. Christenberry, Photographer of Rural South, Dies at 80"
Obituary, Art & Design section, The New York Times, by Richard B. Woodward, Nov. 30, 2016
William A. Christenberry, whose widely admired color photographs of the red-clay landscapes and kudzu-wreathed dwellings in his native corner of the rural South describe the slow passage of time there with plain-spoken eloquence, died on Monday in Washington. He was 80.
Peter MacGill, his longtime New York gallerist, confirmed the death. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
Few American artists have been so identified with one small patch of terrain as Mr. Christenberry was with Hale County, Ala. One of the poorest counties in the state
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