Exhibitions

Christmas Solar Eclipse in My Father's Hands, Sanibel, 2000

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Gelatin silver print

©Barbara Bosworth

 

 

Natural Histories, Photographs by Barbara Bosworth

On view April 14, 2012 to March 31, 2013

Located in the: Photography, Hilborn Gallery

 

Over the last 20 years, renowned Boston artist Barbara Bosworth has made photographs of her family around her childhood home in Novelty, Ohio, and at other locations significant to her family. Be among the first to see these touching images that explore the joy of youth and the wistfulness of aging, memory and the passage of time. Also on view, delicate natural objects collected by Bosworth's family show a continuity of interest in nature across generations.

The photographs in Natural Histories, Photographs by Barbara Bosworth are among the most successful of Bosworth's career, but most will appear for the first time at PEM.

Support provided by the East India Marine Associates (EIMA) of the Peabody Essex Museum. Natural Histories, Photographs by Barbara Bosworth is part of PEM's Year of Photography, which is sponsored in part by WBUR, Boston's NPR news station, Hunt's Photo & Video, and Canon.

WBUR   Hunts   Canon

Images

Christmas Solar Eclipse in My Father's Hands, Sanibel, 2000

Christmas Solar Eclipse in My Father's Hands, Sanibel, 2000

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Gelatin silver print

©Barbara Bosworth

 

 

Fireflies, Massachusetts, 2005

Fireflies, Massachusetts, 2005

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Color analog print

©Barbara Bosworth

The Stream Below the House, Novelty, 2009

The Stream Below the House, Novelty, 2009

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Color analog print

©Barbara Bosworth

Jeff Looking at Clover in my Parent's Yard, Novelty, 1998

Jeff Looking at Clover in my Parent's Yard, Novelty, 1998

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Gelatin silver print

©Barbara Bosworth

Blue Pool at the Sycamore, Novelty, 2008

Blue Pool at the Sycamore, Novelty, 2008

 

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Color inkjet print

©Barbara Bosworth

 

Picking Wild Roses and Blackberries in the Backyard, Novelty, 1992

Picking Wild Roses and Blackberries in the Backyard, Novelty, 1992

 

 

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

 

Inkjet print

©Barbara Bosworth

 

Jeff with a Magnifier, Mentor, 2000

Jeff with a Magnifier, Mentor, 2000

Barbara Bosworth (born 1953)

Gelatin silver print

©Barbara Bosworth

Further Reading