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American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh

American Horizons book cover

American Horizons Publications
American Horizons: the Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh is the first major survey devoted to this “photographer’s photographer” – the highly admired, but under-known innovator, Art Sinsabaugh (1924-1983). The publication will bring to a wide audience Sinsabaugh’s lifetime of creative effort dedicated to celebrating and recording the American environment, particularly the rural landscapes and urban skylines of the Midwest. Sinsabaugh’s distinctive contributions to the history of photography will be illustrated and documented in the essay by renowned photography historian Keith F. Davis in this meticulously produced 168-page book.

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press in association with the Indiana University Art Museum
Publication date: Fall 2004
Illustrations: 85 full-page tritone illustrations; 30+ additional color and tritone illustrations
Authors: Keith F. Davis, Fine Art Program Director, Hallmark Cards, Inc.; with archive summary and exhibition checklist by Nanette Brewer, the Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, Indiana University Art Museum

About the Authors
Keith Davis has vast experience with photography publications in his role as fine arts program director of the Hallmark Foundation Collection, one of the premier fine arts photography collections in the world. He is the author of more than a dozen photography books, and he has been closely involved in all aspects of the book production.

Nan Brewer is the Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper at the Indiana University Art Museum, where she has worked since 1986. In addition to overseeing the care of the museum's collection of over 13,000 prints, drawings, and photographs, she has organized dozens of exhibitions and contributed to numerous publications on a wide variety of subjects, from women photographers to Thomas Hart Benton.

For More Information
Please contact Linda Baden, Associate Director, Editorial Services, for more information about the publication or to place an order: lbaden @

American Horizons Poster
A 36”x14” tritone poster also has been published in conjunction with the exhibition. To order a poster, please contact Peggy Anderson, pjanders @

View American Horizons poster (PDF)

Proceeds from the sale of the exhibition publication and poster will be used to support the Art Sinsabaugh Archive at the Indiana University Art Museum.