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Butler Institute of American Art Presents Herbert Ascherman Native Americans Photographs

The Butler Institute of American Art presents Herbert Ascherman: Native Americans, Photographs (Youngstown) on view through Mar 06, 2011.

Considered by many one of this nation’s foremost living portrait photographers, Herbert Ascherman has rejected modern photographic technology, returning to the the late 19th and early 20th century platinum printing process. This Cleveland, Ohio, artist utilizes an 8 x10 inch format cherrywood camera that he takes on location, including places like Dubai France and India, to create his exquisite images. This exhibition features portraits of three affiliated tribes, and were taken at Fort Berthold, North Dakota

Herbert Ascherman Jr. has been creating fine art and professional portraiture for more than 35 years, specializing in black and white and the resurgent art of platinum photography.

Internationally recognized for his photographs of people in creative, commercial, and social settings, Herb´s work has been exhibited and commercially published throughout the US, Europe, Japan and India.

The Butler Institute of American Art
The Beecher Center
524 Wick Avenue
Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Phone 330.743.1107 Fax 330.743.9567

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