Diane Keaton and Bill Wood's Business
Diane Keaton is a serious collector of photographs, and her latest find is the obscure work of Bill Wood, a commercial photographer from Texas.
Her latest find is the work Bill Wood, a commercial photographer from Texas who shot the everyday people and places of Ft. Worth, Texas during the 1950s and 60s. From 20,000 negatives, she and her collaborator Marvin Heiferman selected pictures for a new book and museum exhibit. Kurt talks with Diane and Marvin about "Bill Wood's Business."
Keaton tells Kurt that the first image she saw among the 20,000 that made a real impact on her was a photograph of a group in a room: ... "they were dead people in caskets."
"We're inside a funeral home ... they're all laid out very beautifully with open caskets and there are six of them, and they're all sort of all arching toward a little tiny picture of Jesus ... and I'd never seen anything like it."
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