Laura Wilson is a photographer whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, GQ Magazine, English Vogue, London’s Sunday Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, and Wallpaper. Laura Wilson is married and lives in Dallas, Texas. She and her husband Robert are the parents of three sons, Andrew, Owen and Luke Wilson.
Yale University Press, 2015
That Day offers Wilson's vision of her adopted home region across the span of her career from the 1970's to the present. Text from Wilson's journals accompanies photographs of the people who have shaped our nation's most dynamic region.
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center/University of Texas Press, 2003
Wilson had the distinction of documenting one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. She was Richard Avedon’s assistant for six years and her photographs and journal entries show Avedon’s creative process and working methods as he completed, In the American West.
Yale University Press, 2000
The Hutterites live in isolated communal groups that shun the modern world. Historian David McCullough wrote “A book such as this – a book so clearly and genuinely extraordinary comes along rarely and only as a result of exceptional skill and dedication.”
Texas State Historical Association, 1989
This is a photographic essay about one of the last great Texas cattlemen. The New York Times wrote that the book has become “a classic of Texas history.”
Bright Sky Press, September 2003
This book documents the energy and thrill of six-man football and the visceral rough-edged culture in which it is played in small Texas towns. These photographs were shown in a solo exhibition at the Meadows Museum in Dallas, Texas in January 2011.
Wilson is currently working on two projects. Writers will become a book and exhibition for the Ransom Center at the University of Texas. It documents 35 distinguished writers who will have a lasting literary legacy. Making Movies documents directors, cinematographers, actors, and all those people who contribute to the magic of movie making.