Danny Lyon, ‘Knoxville’, 1967, Photography, Gelatin silver print, Etherton Gallery
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Danny Lyon

Knoxville, 1967

Gelatin silver print
8 1/2 × 12 3/4 in
21.6 × 32.4 cm
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Location
Tucson
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Etherton Gallery
Tucson

printed 1984, paper size: 11x14

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Signed, titled, dated recto in pen, stamped verso
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, ‘Knoxville’, 1967, Photography, Gelatin silver print, Etherton Gallery
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About the work
Etherton Gallery
Tucson

printed 1984, paper size: 11x14

Medium
Signature
Signed, titled, dated recto in pen, stamped verso
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

Knoxville, 1967

Gelatin silver print
8 1/2 × 12 3/4 in
21.6 × 32.4 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Tucson
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