Clarence John Laughlin

Clarence John Laughlin | American, 1905 - 1985

A prolific American surrealist photographer whose imagery and photographic aesthetics have influenced several generations of image makers. Laughlin's photographs have been the topic of numerous exhibitions at venues such as the Smithsonian Institution and the George Eastman House and many important monographs, among them, Ghosts Along the Mississippi, (1948), has been reprinted twenty times. Laughlin's contribution to the history of his medium is recorded in every major anthology on the history of photography and readily visible in the photographs he created.