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Rodney Smith

RODNEY SMITH 1947-2016

Rodney Smith was educated in theology but it was to photography as he always returned to. During his studies at Yale, he also studied photography with Walker Evans. Rodney Smith was a professor of photography at Yale University. In addition to his personal work, he has also done successful assignments for BMW, Ralph Laurent, The New York Times Magazine, American express, IBM, Heinz, New York Stock Exchange, Starbucks Coffey. In 1975 he received the Jerusalem Foundation Fellowship, which enabled a three-month stay in Jerusalem. This work resulted in his first book, In the land of light. After that he has published a series of popular books. Rodney Smith helped us to see the world differently, a place of beauty, grace, style and humour. A brilliant and poetic man, an artist whose work will live on and inspire us for all future.

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