Jun 18, 2018

Andrew at Sixteen, Bernalillo, New Mexico

The Paper Negative

Andrew at Sixteen, Bernalillo, New Mexico

1976, printed 1979

Danny Lyon

(American, 1942-)

Gelatin silver print

Image: 22.2 x 33.2 cm (8 3/4 x 13 1/16 in.); Paper: 27.9 x 35.3 cm (11 x 13 7/8 in.)

Gift of Alan and Monah L. Gettner 2017.263



Bernalillo, a town near Albuquerque, is where Lyon and his family moved in the 1970s “to get away from New York and make a new world.” Although devoting himself more fully to filmmaking once he moved, he never abandoned still photography and turned his camera on some of the town’s residents.

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