About the Photographer
American, b. 1943 Washington, D.C.
Born in Washington, D.C., Victor Landweber completed a BA at the University of Iowa, Iowa City (1966), and an MFA at the University of California, Los Angeles (1976). The 20/20 portfolio, published in 1985 by UCLA, gathered the work of twenty photographers who had completed the graduate photography program within the last twenty years. Landweber was included along with Ellen Brooks, Gillian Brown, Jack Butler, Darryl Curran, Jo Ann Callis, Judy Coleman, Darryl J. Curran, William Doherty, Sidney Doniger, John Divola, Robbert Flick, Jeff Gates, Graham Howe, Paul Knotter, Kenneth McGowan, Philip Melnick, Patrick Nagatani, Karen O'Hearn, Pat O'Neill, Sheila Pinkel, Scott Rankin, Kennetho Shorr, and Elfie Wilkins-Nacht. Landweber is the founder of Landweber/Artists, which produces limited edition portfolios of original prints in collaboration with well-known photographers. Among others editions, the company has published New California Views, a collection of photographs by twenty California artists, which is held in MoCP's collection. Landweber lives and works in Berkeley, California.