Clarence John Laughlin: An Artist with a Camera chronicles the life of one of America's most significant and enigmatic visual artists. A philosopher, architectural preservationist and an early surrealist, his photography and writings documented the cultural and metaphysical landscape of twentieth century America. Throughout his career Laughlin struggled against an intellectual prejudice directed towards Southern artists of his day. Ostracized by the photographic in-crowd for using techniques that were not yet accepted, Laughlin's work challenged a world that was becoming dehumanized by war and urbanization. Laughlin's legacy is a remarkable body of work, and a testament to an artist who relentlessly drove himself to create photographs that reflected his vision of the human condition Today, his 17,000 master prints are considered to be one of the most important archives in American photography.
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The story of the Acadian people!
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Louisiana State University. 10:00 PM Monday on LPB.
Academy Award-winning animated short and game/storytelling app/novel!
Featuring An All-Star Lineup of Bayou State Musicians!
Credit: New-York Historical Society - "Great Egret," painted in Louisiana 1821