Metro #15

Steinhauer captures the DC Metro, an architectural product of Brutalist design and reflects the influence of Washington D.C.'s neoclassical architecture within the city. Designed by architect Harry Weese, the system first opened in 1976. The Brutalist design features heavy use of exposed concrete, granite and repetitive design motifs with indirect lighting. The DC Metro is one of the most uniquely designed systems worldwide and is one the busiest underground transit systems in the US.

Peter Steinhauer

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Archival pigment print with frame
109cm H x 269cm W
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Peter Steinhauer

Peter Steinhauer

Peter Steinhauer is an artist photographer, who had been living and working in Asia since 1993.  His photography focuses predominantly on architecture within urban landscapes, man made structures and natural panoramas.

Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Peter Steinhauer developed an early fascination and appreciation of different cultures from his parents that took him and his siblings on their annual travels. These experiences actively fed his curiosity and ultimately afforded him the opportunity to live in numerous cities around the world including the Stockholm, Sweden, both Hanoi and Saigon, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapore, San Francisco and more recently Washington, DC.

Peter Steinhauer is a recipient of multiple international photography awards including a finalist for the 2014 and 2017 Lucie Awards, Ford Foundation grant for his multi year work in Vietnam, Black and White Spider Award for Architecture, IPA and PX3 Paris awards, three Communication Arts Photography Annual Award of Excellence awards, among others.  You can find his works in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and a growing number of private and corporate collections world-wide.

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