Obituary: “New Topographics” Photographer Henry Wessel, 76

September 21, 2018

Photographer Henry Wessel, who was part of the “New Topographics” movement of the 1970s, died September 20 at his Point Richmond, California home, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle. Wessel was 76, and had been suffering from lung cancer, the Chronicle reported. Wessel was best known for his images of the vernacular architecture and built landscapes of…

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