Guy Mendes’ 1975 portrait of the late author Guy Davenport, who taught literature at the University of Kentucky, was a Rhodes Scholar and later won a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. The photo is from Mendes’ new book, 40/40: 40 Years, 40 Portraits. A show based on the book opens Dec. 9 at Institute 193 in Lexington. Photo by Guy Mendes. Do not use further or distribute without permission of Guy Mendes.

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