Paul Caponigro

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.

Post by Yvan Sikiaridis, intern, International Center of Photography

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Assistant Curator, Collections at the International Center of Photography, New York
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