RALPH GIBSON, M.J. in Little Mirror (37A), 1973

 

RALPH GIBSON (American b. 1939)

Gibson grew up in Los Angeles. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 16 and was admitted to the service’s photography school. On leaving the military, he continued his education at the San Francisco Art Institute and then worked as an assistant to photographer Dorothea Lange and later to Robert Frank.