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Peter Brown Art

American, b. 1967

Peter Brown has photographed the open landscape and small towns of the High Plains for the past thirty years. He lives in Houston with his wife Jill Fryar. He often collaborates with writers and is the author of Seasons of Light, with Denise Levertov, On The Plains, with Kathleen Norris, West of Last Chance with Kent Haruf, Habiter L’Ouest with John Brinckerhoff Jackson and Hometown Texas, with Joe Holley. An English language version of Habiter L’Ouest, (To Live in the West) will be published in 2019.

His work has been collected by and exhibited in a variety of museums including the Menil Collection in Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Getty Museum, The Amon Carter Museum, the Stanford Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art among others.

He has been the recipient of an Individual Artist's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award, the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize, the Imogen Cunningham Award, and grants from the Graham Foundation and the Arts Alliance of Houston.

Brown’s photography and writing have appeared in many journals, including Harpers, DoubleTake, Life, PDN, The New Yorker, Aperture, American Photographer, Texas Monthly, 5280, The New York Times Magazine and SPOT.

He has a BA in English and an MFA in Art from Stanford University and has taught at both Stanford and at Rice where he now teaches at the Glasscock School. He was named Photographer/Educator of the year by Houston Center for Photography and was awarded the inaugural Glasscock School Teaching Prize. An art gallery at the Glasscock School was created and named in his honor in 2014.

He is a founding member of Houston Center for Photography, where he serves on the Advisory Council, and has served on the Art Board of FotoFest and the Hirsch Library Board at the MFAH. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board for the Glasscock School. November 3, 2008 was declared ”Peter Brown Day” by the mayor of Houston in recognition of his service to the arts.

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North Texas: Grain elevators, Pastor Lopez, Michoacana restaurant, Perryton
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and numbered in black ink on print margin by Peter Brown Paper size: 20 x 16 in., Image size: 14 x 11 1/4 in. Series: Hometown Texas Peter Brown attended Stanfo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

North Texas: Plowed field, Patricia
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

South Texas: Sorghum field with blackbirds near Falfurrias
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

West Texas: Fort Davis plain from Davis Mountains
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

HAC Brummett Lawyer, Dickens, Texas, from On The Plains
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and numbered by Peter Brown. On The Plains (1999) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 ...
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1980s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Inkjet

West Texas: Ocotillo in bloom, Mule Ears Peaks, Big Bend National Park
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Sunflowers in Snow, Bennett, Colorado
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Wheat and Cloud, Wray, Colorado
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 i...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Digital Pigment

Dimmitt Meat Company, Dimmitt, Texas from On The Plains series
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated on print margin. On The Plains (1999) 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 28 x 35 in. $4600 32 x 40 in. $5800 36 x 45 in. $6300 Peter Brown attended ...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

West Texas: Full moon over the Chisos Mountain, Big Bend National Park
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

North Texas: Drummond Lumber, Co, Paducah, TX
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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2010s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Cake Palace, Tahoka, Texas
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Controlled Burn, High Island, Texas
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Limon, Colorado
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

South Texas: Cash Creek and coastal prairie, Matagorda County
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Central Texas: Odeon Theater, Mason, Texas
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Bronte, Texas
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 2...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Digital Pigment

Bird City, Kansas (Museum), from West of Last Chance
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print verso. Paper size: 20 x 24 in., Image size: 16 x 20 in. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, lim...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Digital Pigment

Charlie's Market, Ashby, Nebraska, from West of Last Chance series
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signature and date written in black ink on print verso. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Paper size: 20 x 24 in., Image size: 16 x 20 in. Available in additional ...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Digital Pigment

Cotton Center, TX
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated on print margin. West of Last Chance 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 28 x 35 in. $4600 32 x 40 in. $5800 36 x 45 in. $6300 Peter Brown attended S...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

Texline, Texas
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 28 ...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

North Texas: Ivanhoe State Bank, Lipscomb
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Barron Theater, Pratt, KS
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. 16 x 20 in. Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $290...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

Limon, Colorado
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 ...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Digital Pigment

Red Pay Phone
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 10 Signed, dated and numbered in black ink on print margin. Paper size: 24 x 20 in. Image size: 18 x 18 in. Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

Bennett, Colorado
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and numbered in black in ink on print margin. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

Jail, Clairemont, TX
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. 16 x 20 in. Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $290...
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1990s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

Storefronts, Claude TX 1995
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated in black ink on print margin. Published: West of Last Chance (2008) Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 i...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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C Print

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Central Texas: Odeon Theater, Mason, Texas
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Dimmitt Meat Company, Dimmitt, TX; Jail, Claremont, TX; and Plowed Field
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
1. Dimmitt Meat Company, Dimmitt, TX 16 x 20 in. 2. Jail, Claremont, TX, 16 x 20 in. 3. Plowed Field, Patricia, TX, 28 x 25 in. All three prints are signed and numbered by Peter Bro...
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1990s Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

West Texas: Fort Davis plain from Davis Mountains
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and numbered in black ink on print margin. 32 x 40 in. Series: Hometown Texas Available in additional sizes, limited to a single edition of 25 prints: 16 x 20 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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Archival Pigment

Dimmit Meat Company, Dimmit, Texas from On The Plains series
By Peter Brown
Located in Dallas, TX
Edition of 25 Signed and dated on print margin. On The Plains (1999) 16 x 20 in. $2300 20 x 24 in. $2900 28 x 35 in. $4600 32 x 40 in. $5800 36 x 45 in. $6300 Peter Brown attended ...
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20th Century Contemporary Peter Brown Art

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