Sally Mann on What Sets Southern Artists Apart: The Latest Art 21 Episode
September 17, 2014 at 9:30AM
In the latest episode of the PBS series Art 21, photographer Sally Mann delves into her personal history and, along the way, shares her thoughts on what sets Southern artists apart from the rest. Among her observations, she lists the following attributes:
• Their love of the past• Their susceptibility to myth• Their willingness to experiment with romanticism• Their obsession with place• Their obsession with family
For a more complete profile on Mann, including memories of the African-American nanny who raised her, watch the above video.