Jun 18, 2018

Truck in Nueva Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Paper Negative

Truck in Nueva Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico

1975, printed 1979

Danny Lyon

(American, 1942-)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 21.9 x 33 cm (8 5/8 x 13 in.); Paper: 27.7 x 35.4 cm (10 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.)

Gift of Alan and Monah L. Gettner 2017.262



Lyon has called himself a journalist and his work “advocacy journalism.” Unlike most photojournalists, he usually chooses his own subjects, most often focusing on outsiders or people enduring arduous environments or living situations.

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