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Book By South Coast University Lecturer On Overlooked Art Photographer William Mortenson Becomes Hit

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015 6:58am

A lecturer at a South Coast university who’s become a historian on a cutting edge mid-century photographer has written a hit book about the once forgotten artist.

The book looks at the legacy of William Mortensen, whose works featuring themes like monsters, and nudes were once so controversial he was snubbed by the major photographers of the era.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with the author.

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