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    Frame by Frame: Photographic Series and Portfolios from the Collection

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    February 2 - April 14, 2013


    Frame by Frame: Photographic Series and Portfolios from the Collection

    Focusing on twentieth-century documentary photography, this exhibition includes Aaron Siskind’s Harlem Document, a ibrant portrayal of 1930s Harlem culture and society; Robert Frank‘s pivotal series, The Americans, a piercing look beneath the surface of 1950s American life; Bruce Davidson’s Brooklyn Gang, a moving portrait of postwar urban youth culture; William Christenberry’s Alabama Photographs, an intimate chronicle of the effects of time’s passage on the artist’s beloved South; Bill Owens‘s Suburbia, an alternately humorous, poignant, and devastating view of 1970s America and the middle class migration to the suburbs; and William Eggleston’s portfolio 14 Pictures, a collection of the artist’s characteristically understated images in which the everyday is imbued with beauty and mystery.

    Addison Gallery of American Art

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