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Laurence and Pauline Schwarm in front of their 100-year old farm, Greensburg, Kansas, June 2011
  • Larry Schwarm
    born 1944
    born: Greensburg, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Laurence and Pauline Schwarm in front of their 100-year old farm, Greensburg, Kansas, June 2011, 2011
  • Where object was made: Greensburg, Kiowa County, Kansas, United States
  • inkjet print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 1 x 1 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 1 x 1 cm
    Frame Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Courtesy of artist
  • On view: Perkins Central Court, 317, E4
  • EL2018.031
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
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Exhibitions

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"Larry Schwarm: Kansas Farmers", 11-Aug-2018
“Larry Schwarm brings first-hand knowledge to his observations of Kansas farmers. These are his parents, Laurence and Pauline Schwarm…This photograph serves as a credential; Schwarm possessed ingrained knowledge of this landscape and the people who derive their livelihood from it” (p.14). Schwarm’s documentary photography helps communicate the realities of Kansas farming. Tap the web icon to read more about his work and connections with Kansas farmers.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about this work, turn to pages 14 and 15 in the exhibition catalog (available in the galleries).