13 Sep Beinecke Library at Yale University acquires 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University acquired 100 photographs by Kim Stringfellow during late summer 2017. The acquisition includes work from three of her major projects documenting the environmental and cultural history of the Southern California desert region; Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005, Jackrabbit Homestead: Tracing the Small Tract Act in the Southern California Landscape, 1938-2008, and The Mojave Project.
Stringfellow’s work will be included in the exhibition “Eyes on the West” organized by George Miles, curator of Western Americana, scheduled for September 2018 at the Beinecke Library. The exhibition will be accompanied by book from Yale University Press. Photographers in the exhibition includes Abe Aronow, Steve Fitch, Lee Friedlander, Miguel Gandert, Karen Halverson, Laura McPhee, David Plowden, Toba Tucker and others.
Stringfellow was an Andy Warhol for the Visual Arts Curatorial Fellow in 2016 and received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for Photography in 2015. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Art & Design at San Diego State University. Stringfellow’s work appears in a variety of media.