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Enough is enough?

Walker Evans, Penny Pictures Display, Savannah, 1936 (50.1981.g) Leon Levinstein, Wall of photographs, ca. 1957 (2011.53.17) Leon Levinstein, [Untitled], ca. 1980, (139.1999) Weegee, Weegee in his Hollywood Studio, ca. 1950 (20282.1993) Bob Parent, [Weegee and Mel Harris with Weegee’s photographs … Continue reading

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Monocular Vision and Absurd Perspectives

John Pfahl, Australian Pines, Fort DeSoto, Florida, 1977 (416.1984) From 1974 to 1978, American photographer John Pfahl (b. 1939) worked on a series of unmanipulated color photographs on the theme of The  Altered Landscape. The series consists of landscape photographs … Continue reading

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Our Lady of the Iguanas

Born in Mexico City in 1942, Graciela Iturbide is known for her photographs of the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Hired by the Ethnographic Archive of the National Indigenous Institute of Mexico in 1978, she first documented the way of life … Continue reading

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Ireland: A Love Poem

When photographer Jill Freedman visited Ireland in the 1960s, she found the traditional music enchanting. Returning in 1973, she began documenting life in the Irish countryside, focusing on singular moments that tell a story. She said, “I think of my … Continue reading

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Girl Ascending

Photographer Melissa Ann Pinney (b. 1953) has been exploring the construction of female identity for almost thirty years.  Initially, her photographs focused mainly on adult women.  But after the birth of her daughter Emma, girlhood became the central theme of … Continue reading

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