Paul Caponigro, Tree & Clouds, Rochester, NY., 1958 (66.2001.3)
Paul Caponigro was born in Boston in 1932. He studied photography at the California School of Fine Art after which he taught part-time photography at Boston University. Caponigro was twice awarded the renowned Guggenheim Fellowship. His photography is often related to nature and its American landscape, harmonized with a certain musical sense. Caponigro has been in many group shows and solo exhibitions in a range of well-respected institutions. His first solo show was in 1958 at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Caponigro’s son John Paul is also a photographer, he works with digital photography.