Gifford Pinchot's Photographic Aesthetic
Gifford Pinchots aesthetic developed in childhood and combined the pictorial considerations of the Hudson River School with the use philosophy of early landscape architecture and the format of early western survey photographers. Pinchot and photography came of age during the American industrial revolution; at a time when medium and man seemed to encompass both art and science. Gifford Pinchot used photography to ask the questions what is the proper course? what is the appropriate plan of use?
Advisor:H. Rafael Chacon; Valerie Hedquist; Mary Ann Papanek-Miller; Dan Spencer; Deirdre Shaw
School:The University of Montana
School Location:USA - Montana
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Date of Publication:08/07/2008