Rough Beauty (Hardcover)

By Dave Anderson (Photographer), Anne Tucker (Introduction by)

Dewi Lewis Publishing, 9781904587293, 118pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006



Branded by its history of Klan activities, Vidor, Texas is a poor, rural town.

About the Author

Prior to becoming a full-time professional photographer, Anderson worked for Bill Clinton at the White House and then as a full-time producer at MTV. Dave's project "Rough Beauty" was the winner of the Santa Fe Center for Photography's 2005 Project Competition. He was also named a rising star by Photo District News. Founder and curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Curated over two-dozen exhibitions, including retrospectives for Robert Frank, Richard Misrach and Brassai, and published many articles and lectures around the world. Awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Getty Research Institute.