Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Lexington photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton and would become an international art photography icon.
Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Lexington photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton and would become an international art photography icon. Ralph Eugene Meatyard Courtesy of Christopher Meatyard
Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Lexington photographer Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton and would become an international art photography icon. Ralph Eugene Meatyard Courtesy of Christopher Meatyard

Tom Eblen: A friendship too short, captured in photos to be exhibited at Lexington gallery

June 14, 2014 07:16 PM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.