The Art of Grave Markers
by James O. Milmoe
James photographed more than 300 cemeteries in 30 countries throughout his long career as a photographic artist. The Art of Grave Markers includes over 200 pages of his most compelling images of headstones from around the world, captured in black and white.
James is one of 12 founding members of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center who played a key role in launching the organization in the 1960s. His photographic career spans over 50 years, and he is well recognized in Colorado as a photographer, educator, lecturer, and curator.
His photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and his work is held in over 200 permanent collections, including the Carnegie Museum of Art, Denver Art Museum, Chicago Art Institute, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York among many others. As an educator, James has lectured and taught at the University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State University, University of California at Berkley, University of Denver, and Colorado College.
In 2017, James received CPAC’s prestigious Hal Gould Vision in Photography Award for his many contributions to raising the awareness, value, and appreciation of the photographic arts in the Rocky Mountain West region.
CPAC is honored to publish this important volume of James’ photography. Every book purchase helps support CPAC’s mission to foster the understanding and appreciation of photography through exhibitions, education, and community outreach.