Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version.
Minnesota Photographers Oral History Project: Interview with Ricardo Block
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Born in Mexico City, 1946. Earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology at Harvard University. Began photographic career in Colorado in early 1970s and moved to Minnesota in 1978. He is a film maker and photographer and has been awarded numerous grants to pursue both arts. The Minnesota Historical Society owns works by him. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His career as a scientist, his introduction to photography and the reason he changed careers. He names photographers he admires and those who may have influenced him. Then he traces the history of his various series: senior citizens, Air Force cadets, children, county fair winners, factory interiors, and theatre.
1 hour sound cassette
28 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:59:29 running time
Interviewee: Block, Ricardo
Interviewer: Wilson, Bonnie G.
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 80 (Library Call Number)
AV1989.91 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Photographers Oral History Project'