Peter Latner is a photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His pictures are about the cultural and geographic face of the American Midwest. His most recent photographs, made on the Great Plains, stem from long-standing interests in American history, geography, landscape and sense of place. Previous projects include small-town life; the changing look of Main Street; the upper Mississippi River valley; suburban landscapes; and Civil War battlefields and re-enactors.

Prints for purchase:  All images are gelatin silver prints, printed on fiber-base paper, selenium toned and processed to standards of archival permanence.  Print prices are $475 (11X14 in.) and $700 (16X20). 

 

Collections

Art Institute of Chicago 
Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis 
First Bank Collection, Minneapolis 
General Mills Collection, Minneapolis 
Milwaukee Art Museum 
Minnesota Historical Society 
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City 
PaineWebber Collection, New York 
Piper Jaffray Collection, Minneapolis 
Saint Paul Companies, St. Paul 
State Historical Society of Wisconsin

 

Awards

McKnight Photography Fellowship 2007, 1985, 1982
Artist Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board 2010, 2006, 1986
Minnesota 2000 Documentary Project, Minnesota Historical Society 1997-98
Society For Contemporary Photography Fellowship 1988
Jerome Foundation Emerging Artists Fellowship 1985