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Three Young Men, 2009

Photograph

Silver gelatin print with special edition hardcover book in slipcase

11.38 x 9.88 in

28.9 x 25.1 cm

Edition of 100

This work is signed and numbered by the artist.

PRICE: $1,600
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    About The Work

    Memories of Myself is a collection of beautiful photo essays from over forty years of the remarkable career of Danny Lyon, one of the most original and influential documentary photographers in American photography. 

    Each story is published as a complete piece for the first time, and also includes Lyon's own texts, which tell the story behind each photo essay and his subjects in his own distinctive voice, to celebrate this rebellious photographer's unique vision. 

    ABOUT THE PRINT 

    Silver gelatin print 
    Sheet size: 355 x 380 mm (14 x 11 inches) 
    Image size: 230 x 230 mm (9 x 9 inches) 
    Print folder: 360 x 285 mm (14 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches) 
    Printed in 2009 in an edition of 100 plus 5 artist's proofs 
    All copies are signed and numbered by Danny Lyon 

    In 1963, Danny Lyon spent time in a poor white area of Chicago called Uptown. Nicknamed ‘hillbilly heaven', it was a very tough and deprived neighborhood. With a borrowed Rolleiflex camera, he followed the inhabitants of Clifton Street, where he befriended the families who lived there, documenting intimate moments both inside their homes and on the street. Three Young Men captures three men who had moved to the Uptown area from the deep South, posing against a concrete wall tagged by chalk graffiti. Their tough stance and rebellious manner is tempered by a sense of youthful vulnerability.

    About Danny Lyon

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