A true son of the south, Anderson Scott (1961-2020) roamed across America with his camera, constantly returning to his homeland – drawn to the irony, humor and often strange sights of the South. Over the course of his too-short life, he amassed an archive of over 150,000 images, most shot with film, on a large format camera. Before receiving his law degree from Emory, he received an MFA in photography from Yale. He pursued photography as passionately as he practiced law, stating “Making photographs is an itch I’ve had to scratch, almost daily, for most of my life”. Scott’s work has been shown in galleries around the country, and is in the collection of such institutions as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC.

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