William Gedney, largely unknown in art world, outside of a few colleagues and curators, including John Szarkowski, Lee Friedlander, and Diane Arbus.
William Gale Gedney (October 29, 1932 – June 23, 1989) was an American photographer whose work did not gain momentum until after his death. Gedney died of AIDS in 1989, aged 56, in
A Notebook of Journal Entries by William Gedney … “Exhaustion is apparent on every hand – exhaustion of soil, exhaustion of men, exhaustion of hopes. Weariness and lethargy have settled
Journal entry by William Gedney, 1969 There are two ways of looking at a thing. Either you feel that a thing must be perfect before you present it to the