MFA, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, 1993
BA, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 1990
Dan Estabrook (b. 1969) has an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1993), where he studied with Bea Nettles. Estabrook has concentrated on working with the earliest paper photographs— calotype negatives and salted-paper prints—as a foundation for his cerebral and visceral methodology involving hand manipulation with paint and pencil that evokes photography’s history of hand retouching. This allows his fingers to slowly create images which possess a distinct aura that invokes the breach between what we know about the past and how ...