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Detail of Mr. Tronson, Farmer Near Wheelock, ND, 1936 (Russell Lee)/ Detail of Untitled, Alabama, 1936 (Walker Evans), 2015

Photograph

Archival inkjet print

11.00 x 17.00 in

27.9 x 43.2 cm

Edition of 50

This work is signed and numbered.

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    About The Work

    This diptych of two images is from Bill McDowell’s project Ground, a series of photographs taken from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) archive of “killed” negatives. These negatives that had been damaged with a hole punch by the FSA staff in the 1930s. McDowell’s sequence of photographs relates to land and agriculture, and is mediated by the manner in which the killed negative’s black hole abstracts subject, space, and time. With this, he creates a dense narrative connecting contemporary and Great Depression Americas.

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    About Bill McDowell

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    • The quoted dimensions are for the paper size. The image size is 12.5" x 7.5".
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