32George Tice

Photographer’s Forum, September 1989

Prints and portfolios of the work of George Tice (b. 1938) are in private collections and public museums throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.

While serving in the Navy, Tice photographed an explosion aboard the aircraft carrier WASP. The photograph was widely published. It so impressed Edward Stei-chen, who at the time was curator of photography at MoMA, that he acquired a print for the museum’s collection.

Tice was honored with a one-man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1972, where an exhibition of prints from his book, Paterson (Rutgers, 1972), ...

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