Danny Lyon, ‘For Muybridge, Haiti’, 1986, Photography, Vintage gelatin silver print, Etherton Gallery
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Danny Lyon

For Muybridge, Haiti, 1986

Vintage gelatin silver print
8 13/40 × 11 13/40 in
21.1 × 28.8 cm
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Location
Tucson
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Signed, titled, dated recto in ink; signed, dated verso with notations in pencil with artist stamp in ink; Noted verso: "One of two …
Danny Lyon
American, b. 1942
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Danny Lyon considers himself a photojournalist, and his work, a brand of advocacy journalism; Lyon devotes his career to documenting the demonstrations of social activism in which he has immersed himself. A self-taught photographer, Lyon was first introduced to the medium as a staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, photographing civil rights demonstrations against segregation in the American South. His other subjects have included the Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club (of which he was part for two years), the Texas prison system, the Occupy movement, and the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan. His work was perhaps most strongly influenced by the 1941 publication Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, featuring text by James Agee and photographs by Walker Evans.

Danny Lyon, ‘For Muybridge, Haiti’, 1986, Photography, Vintage gelatin silver print, Etherton Gallery
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Signed, titled, dated recto in ink; signed, dated verso with notations in pencil with artist stamp in ink; Noted verso: "One of two …
Danny Lyon
American, b. 1942
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Danny Lyon considers himself a photojournalist, and his work, a brand of advocacy journalism; Lyon devotes his career to documenting the demonstrations of social activism in which he has immersed himself. A self-taught photographer, Lyon was first introduced to the medium as a staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, photographing civil rights demonstrations against segregation in the American South. His other subjects have included the Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club (of which he was part for two years), the Texas prison system, the Occupy movement, and the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan. His work was perhaps most strongly influenced by the 1941 publication Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, featuring text by James Agee and photographs by Walker Evans.

Danny Lyon

For Muybridge, Haiti, 1986

Vintage gelatin silver print
8 13/40 × 11 13/40 in
21.1 × 28.8 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Tucson
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