Buck Ellison’s staged photographs capture the private lives of California WASPs


Buck Ellison’s photographs depict the seemingly banal, everyday moments of the American, wellness-obsessed, cheese-board buying, WASP (White Anglo Saxon Protestant). Listing his interests as including: “maleness, preparation for being an executive, Lacrosse as an elite sport, Protestant education, rituals, new meritocracy, competition and big sky country”; Buck’s work takes the familiar WASP aesthetic and fleshes it out with meaning, both critical and symbolic.

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Source: It’s Nice That