Jim Herrington at Hanson Dodge Creative

Bradford Washburn , 2007

Bradford Washburn, 2007

Legends of Climbing
April 15 through July 15, 2011
Hanson Dodge Creative
220 East Buffalo Street
Milwaukee, WI
Opening Reception: April 15, 2011 from 5-9 pm
To RSVP click invite@hansondoge.com

Jim Herrington solo show at Hanson Dodge creative. This exhibition features a first look at the world’s most iconic and prolific rock climbers and mountaineers. Also on display first the first time will be Herrington’s Music Legends limited edition portfolio of ten photographs.

An explorer in his own right, Herrington’s path has led him from the darkroom to a fifteen year journey photographing many of the most legendary climbers in history, and finally to the walls of Hanson Dodge Creative. Just as light rays on film record the known versus the unknown, Herrington reveals the truths of these men, as well as the mysteries. Surely these adventurers have endured extremes – sometimes visible as wear on their skin, other times only hinted at within a gaze.

Of his own work, Herrington has said, “I just stay out of the way and let the subject speak.” But the evidence proves otherwise. Like his mentors before him, Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, Herrington has clearly left his mark on these kindred souls.

Herrington’s stunning photographs have been featured in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, The New York Times and others.

Legends of Music Series

Herrington may be best known for his many portraits of immortal musicians, the likes of which include Keith Richards, Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton.

To schedule a viewing call (414) 347-1266. For more information and to see more work by Jim Herrington, go to JimHerrington.com or Flickr.com

Willie Nelson , Beverly Hills, 2007

Willie Nelson, Beverly Hills, 2007

Chuck Pratt , Jackson Hole, WY, 2006

Chuck Pratt, Jackson Hole, WY, 2006

Waylon Jennings , Nashville, TN, 2008

Waylon Jennings, Nashville, TN, 2008

Dolly Parton , Nashville, TN, 2006

Dolly Parton, Nashville, TN, 2006

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