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Up The Block One Sunday
Dick Blau16mm, color, sound, 12.45 minRental format: 16mm
Blau is a professor of film in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His photographs and films have been exhibited internationally and are included in a number of museum collections. His interests include portraiture, family dynamics, music and dance, gesture, ritual, and celebration. Along with Robert Mapplethorpe, Sally Mann, and Nacy Honey, Dick Blau has been noted as one of the greatest modern photographers of children because his portraiture goes beyond "the stalling dichotomy of innocence versus corruption" (Libby Brooks, The Guardian). (See Also: Pictures of Innocence by Anne Higonnet, Thames and Hudson, 1998).