Pirkle Jones

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  1. RJS

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    One of the great photographers of the twentieth century, Pirkle Jones, died recently at the age of 95. He was Ansel Adams' assistant at one time and was a truly marvelous b&w printer. Much of his best known work was of the Black Panthers during the 1960's.

    A Google search will reveal considerable information including an obituary which appeared in the NY Times; additionally half a page in the LA Times was devoted to him several days ago. His work is available in Aperture and several other publications. It is well worth viewing.
     
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    I know this is an old post, but I met him in Santa Barbara about 2000. He is a very cool dude
    for an old timer. and changed the way I see.