Wynn Bullock (1902–1975) is highly approachable. He is immensely quotable, a self-effacing searcher with an appealing hint of the metaphysical. His images are eminently readable, filled with unapologetic reverence and undoubted technical prowess. As a purveyor of a certain kind of photographic vision, we can trust him implicitly. So why isn’t he better known?

Born in Chicago and raised in southern California, Bullock traveled to Europe in the...

 

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