William Johnson's Profile
William Johnson began teaching the history of photography at Harvard University in 1970 while working as a professional librarian there; and since then has taught and worked at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston College, the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY, and elsewhere.
He wrote W. Eugene Smith: Master of the Photographic Essay (Aperture); eight of the sixteen chapters in Photography from 1839 to today George Eastman House, Rochester, NY (Taschen); The Pictures Are A Necessity: Robert Frank in Rochester, NY November 1988 (George Eastman House), and the self-published Horses, Sea Lions, and Other Creatures: Robert Frank, Dave Heath, Robert Heinecken and John Wood, with Susan E. Cohen.
He has organized more than thirty exhibitions and is…
- Joined July 9, 2011