Thursday, February 5, 2015

Architectural California

Southern California photographer Lewis Baltz died at age 69  on November 22, 2014.

New Monterey, 1968

Santa Cruz, 1970

Palo Alto, 1973

Irvine, 1974

In 2009 he summed up his long career in one sentence for an interviewer from the Smithsonian Archives of American Art 

I used photography to distance myself from a world that I loathed and was powerless to improve.”