Greta Pratt: Nineteen Lincolns

THU, FEB 8, 2007 (50:01)

Photographer Greta Pratt discusses her interest in historic iconography in America, in particular her monumental work Nineteen Lincolns, on view at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Nineteen Lincolns documents men who belong to the Association of Lincoln Presenters, a society dedicated to studying and portraying the life of Abraham Lincoln.

+ BIO: Greta Pratt

Greta Pratt is the author of two books of photographs, Using History, and In Search of the Corn Queen. Pratt’s work is included in major public and private collections, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Pratt’s photographs have been featured in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, American Art, and Photo District News. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and is a recipient of a New Jersey State Arts Council Grant.

High Museum of Art
American Experience: Alexander Hamilton Series
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: John and Abigail Adams Series
American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Series
PBS White House Photographers Series