dave heath

toronto, ontario, canada, M4K 1L3

born philadelphia 1931,emigrated toronto 1970. interest in photography sparked by ralph crane's essay "bad boy's story", life magazine, may 1947, and john whiting's "photography is a language". work in national galleries canada & u.s.. moma, philadelphia museum of art, chicago art institute, nelson-atkins museum of art, mineapolis art institute, eastman house, private collections north america & europe. work published in john szarkowski's "mirrors & windows", james borcoman's "magicians of light", keith davis "an american century", "extempore" & "korea" by lumiere press. books by myself: "a dialogue with solitude", "dave heath's art show", "eros and the wounded self". recipient of guggenheim fellowships 1963 & 1964. elected affinities: w. eugene smith, robert frank, dorothea lang, hellen levitt, aaron siskind, edward weston, alfred steiglitz, walker evans, wright morris, sally mann, werner bischof & others. represented by patrick mikhail gallery, ottawa, ontario, canada.

Books by dave heath