“Wanderlust” Drives Travel Photography Exhibition at FJJMA

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Dennis Stock (U.S., b. 1928) - Untitled from  James Dean: A Memorial Portfolio (James Dean posing in a coffin, seven months before his death, Fairmount, Indiana, 1955), 1956 (printed 1980) - Vintage gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 in. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of Oklahoma, Norman; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard L. Sandor, 2000

NORMAN, OKLA. – Author John
Steinbeck, in his
1962 book Travels with Charley: In Search
of America
, said Americans were defined by “ a
burning desire to go, to move, to get under way, anyplace, away from any
here …
nearly every American hungers to move.” Wanderlust: Travel and
American
Photography

examines the role American highways and interstates have played in the
migratory
desires of the American people. The new exhibition opens at the Fred
Jones Jr.
Museum of Art (FJJMA), Friday, June 5, with a special public opening
reception
at 7 p.m.