is an architectural photographer whose works have been featured in architectural journals and museums around the world. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1955. At age sixteen, he began doing yard work for a neighbor, Balthazar Korab, a pioneer in modern architectural photography. Within three months, while still attending Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield, Michigan, Hursley had become Korab’s part-time photographic assistant and apprentice.
Celebrated structures photographed by Hursley include: Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York City; the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC; the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; the Miho Museum in Shiga, Japan; the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. His photographs are regularly featured in publications including Architectural Record
, Architecture Magazine
, the New York Times
, The Independent
(London, England), and Newsweek
. Hursley has received several awards, including a 1987 Award of Excellence by Communications Arts Magazine, a 1990 American Institute of Architects Honor Award, and a 1998 Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship.
When not traveling the world to photograph great buildings, Hursley resides in Little Rock with his family.
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