In the Midst of Things: Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss
March 13 - July 6, 2014
1515 Sul Ross, Houston, TX 77006
Political activists and self-taught photographers, Fred Baldwin and Wendy Watriss met in 1970 and began documenting everyday life in Grimes County, Texas. As a portrait of a people, that body of work caught the interest of Dominique de Menil, who organized its exhibition at Rice University’s Institute for the Arts in 1977. Over the years, Baldwin and Watriss’s relationship with the Menil has deepened.