Richard Misrach (born 1949, Los Angeles) has exhibited extensively in the United States and abroad. His work is represented in many permanent collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, The National Gallery of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and The Art Institute of Chicago. Misrach is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, four National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and Germany's Kulturpreis for Lifetime Achievement in Photography. He lives in Berkeley, California.
Reyner Banham (1922-1988) was Sheldon H. Solow Professor of the History of Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Professor of Art History at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His many books include "Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies" (1973), "Theory and Design in the First Machine Age" (1980), and "A Concrete Atlantis: U.S. Industrial Building and European Modern Architecture" (1986). Mary Banham is an artist, editor, and curator who collaborated with her husband on his books and articles. Paul Barker, for many years editor of "New Society", writes and broadcasts on social, environmental, and cultural issues. Sutherland Lyall, Literary Advisor to the Banham estate, has written seven books on architecture, design, and building. Cedric Price is an internationally acclaimed architect. The editors currently live in London.