Exhibit on the life and photography of Carl Chiarenza opens today at the VMFA

May 19, 2019 244

An exhibition exploring the works of photographer Carl Chiarenza opens today at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit will be on view in the Photography Gallery from May 17th through November 12th.

Born to Italian immigrant parents and raised in Rochester, New York, Chiarenza’s interest in photography developed early in his childhood. From 1953 to 1957, Chiarenza studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology under the direction of Minor White and Ralph Hattersley. Since the late 1960s, Chiarenza has been a leading figure in a movement that seeks to expand the conceptual boundaries of photography.

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