Bangor Daily News: Hidden for 50 years, famed photographer’s images of rural Maine’s ‘guts’ revealed

Bangor Daily News: Hidden for 50 years, famed photographer’s images of rural Maine’s ‘guts’ revealed. “Kosti Ruohomaa was a photojournalist during the golden age of picture magazines in the 1940s and ’50s. Shying away from pretty postcard images, Ruohomaa documented the true face of rural Maine and showed it to the rest of the world. He worked for the famed Black Star photo agency in New York City for almost his whole career. Since his death in 1961 at the age of 47, Black Star has kept a tight grip on Ruohomaa’s entire archive of prints and negatives. Most of his work has never been published or seen by anyone outside the Black Star office. But that’s about to change. Last month, Ruohomaa’s work came home home to Maine.”