Nancy. Danville, Va. 1969.

“You’re always working at the margin of what you don’t understand,” Emmet Gowin said. “That’s the only exhilarating place to be. To just illustrate what you already know is condescending, and a waste of your time.”

In his recently published monograph, Mr. Gowin explores his career for the past five decades and examines the evolution of his creative practices.

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Photo by Emmet Gowin, Courtesy of Pace/MacGill Gallery

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