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BASIL LANGTON CHRONOLOGY



b.1912
Great Britain

1924
First photograph with box camera

1933
Began acting career:Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon; photographed Sir Donald Wolfit and later, Robert Morley

1947
To United States as actor, director of opera,with photo assignments for LIFE INTERNATIONAL, NEW YORK TIMES, VOGUE, ART NEWS, etc.

1962
Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship re:writing about Bernard Shaw Met and photographed Henry Moore; last photograph in 1984
Photographed Larry Rivers at work

1963
Writer in residence:The MacDowell Colony
Began photo document of 'artists at work'

1965
Photographed Leon Polk Smith, Robert Indiana, Barbara Hepworth, etc

1966
Photographed David Hockney and Anthony Caro

1967
Photographed Eartha Kitt, Ray Milland and Burgess Meredith

1970
PhotographedThomas Hart Benton at Martha's Vineyard

1971
Photographed Giorgio de Chirico in Rome and Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiui and Ghost Ranch

1973
Photographed in Barcelona:Joan Miro and Antoni Tapies
Photographed Louise Nevelson in New York

1988
Photodocument of David Hockney shown at LACMA for Hockney Retrospective and at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

1990
Photodocument of Thomas Hart Benton shown at LACMA in Benton exhibition

1992
Portraits of Lee Mullican and Don Bachardy
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