Richard Benson
Newport (Rhode Island, USA) , 8.11.1943 - Providence (Rhode Island, USA) , 22.06.2017
Richard Mead Atwater Benson was an American photographer, printer, and educator who used photographic processing techniques of the past and present. He is perhaps best known for his innovations in photographic offset printing techniques and, later, ink-jet printing. He was awarded two Guggenheim Fellowships and a MacArthur Fellowship. His work is held in the collections of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art.