Allison V. Smith

Giant, July 2016

Allison V. Smith worked as a photojournalist before pursuing fine art photography. Giant, July 2016, McCamey, Texas is an excellent example of Smith’s twenty-year exploration of the landscape, light and personality of West Texas. The photograph is named after the 1956 film, Giant, starring James Dean as a rancher turned oil tycoon. This photograph depicts a decaying drive-in movie theater, a subject Smith has been continually drawn to in McCamey, Texas. Allison V. Smith (b. 1970) graduated from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas with B.A. Journalism, 1993. Lives in Dallas, Texas.

Giant, 2016

Chromogenic color print

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