Les Krims

MFA, PRATT INSTITUTE, 1969

BFA, THE COOPER UNION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART, 1964

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Many artists, such as Les Krims (b. 1943), who taught at RIT in the late 1960s and then at State University of New York College at Buffalo (1969–present), felt limited by “The Decisive Moment” and “The Concerned Photographer” aesthetics as well as the physical qualities of the gelatin silver print. Growing up in the New York City area, and attending Cooper Union (BFA) and Pratt Institute (MFA), Krims was familiar with the New York Daily News (“New York’s Picture Newspaper”), whose tabloid-style photographs habitually featured ...

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