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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Marc PoKempner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Website -- http://www.pokempner.net
-- Marc PoKempner on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=marc+pokempner


Illinois Connection

Marc lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Marc PoKempner is an independent photojournalist and is known for his documentation of blues in Chicago, music and life in Cuba, and the work of community-minded corporations seeking to solve social problems. His work is in the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he has also had solo exhibitions. He covered Harold Washington nearly full time for the Chicago Reader and the Midwest bureaus of Time and PeopleIndependent photojournalist and is known for his documentation of blues in Chicago, music and life in Cuba, and the work of community-minded corporations seeking to solve social problems. His work is in the permanent collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he has also had solo exhibitions. He covered Harold Washington nearly full time for the Chicago Reader and the Midwest bureaus of Time and People


Selected Titles At Your Library

Down at Theresa's-- :
ISBN: 3791323008. OCLC Number: 44844904

Prestel,. .

Harold! :
ISBN: 0810124467. OCLC Number: 132581378

Northwestern University Press,. .

Additional Title Information

  • Harold!: Photographs from the Harold Washington Years (With Author Salim Muwakkil and photographer Antonio Dickey)

    , Northwestern University Press, 2007

  • Down at Theresa's - Chicago Blues : The Photographs of Marc PoKempner (With Wolfgang Schorlau)

    , Prestel, 2000


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