Weston, Cole 1919-

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WESTON, Cole 1919-


PERSONAL: Born January 30, 1919, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Edward Weston (a photographer); married Dorothy Hermann, 1940 (divorced); married Helen Prosser, 1951 (divorced); married Margaret Woodward, 1963; children: (second marriage) Ivor, Kim, Cara, Rhys; (third marriage) Matthew. Education: Cornish School, Seattle, WA; studied photography with his father.


ADDRESSES: Offıce—Box 22155, Carmel, CA 93922. Agent—Afterimage Gallery, The Quadrangle no. 250, 2800 Routh Street, Dallas, TX 75201; Halsted Gallery, 560 North Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, MI 48011; Weston Gallery, P.O. Box 655, Carmel, CA 93921.


CAREER: Life magazine, Los Angeles, CA, photographer, 1945-46; photographic studio assistant for father, Edward Weston, Carmel, CA, 1946-48. Associated with Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1940-43.

Independent Progressive Party candidate for U.S. Congress, 1948; started Weston Trout Farm, Garrapata Canyon, Monterey County, CA, 1949; Forest Theater, Carmel, CA, stage director, 1951; started Old Mill Stream Trout Farm at Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA, 1959; Sunset Center, Carmel, CA, cultural director, 1966-69. Military service: U.S. Navy, served as a photographer in Norman, OK, 1943-45.


WRITINGS:


Cole Weston: 18 Photographs, [Salt Lake City, UT], 1981.

Cole Weston: Fifty Years, Peregrine Smith Books (Salt Lake City, UT), 1991.

At Home and Abroad, Aperture (New York, NY), 1998.

Laughing Eyes: A Book of Letters between Edward and Cole Weston, Carmel Publishing Company (Carmel, CA), 1999.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


Petersen's Photographic, April, 2000, review of Laughing Eyes: A Book of Letters between Edward and Cole Weston, p. 14.*

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