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Fred Herzog

Fred Herzog was born in 1930 in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1952, spending some time in Toronto and Montreal before arriving in Vancouver in 1953. After a three-year stint as a sea man, he begin working as a medical photographer at Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital, while still finding time to hone his art, choosing colour film as a way to capture what he saw as the city's vitality. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Herzog taught in the fine arts departments at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. He has participated in exhibitions across the country -- including at the National Gallery of Canada, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver Art Gallery and UBC Fine Arts Gallery (now the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery) -- and around the world, from the Laurence Miller Gallery in New York to the C/O Berlin in Germany.

Books by Fred Herzog