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The symposium "Truth, Lies, and Photographs" was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012, through January 27, 2013. In this talk, Artist Nancy Davenport discusses her artwork, including The Apartments, a series of photographs whose interpretation changed after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Davenport's artwork includes screensavers, animations, and manipulated photographs.
Part Seven of Seven
Recorded November 2, 2012
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This program is made possible by Joyce Frank Menschel.
James Nares: Street
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[Detail of "New Orleans Houses"]
[Lucien Jacques, André Maury, and Georgette Maury Seated and Reclining on Stone Wall, Provence, France]
[Walker Evans, Westbrook, Connecticut]
[Walker Evans Working View Camera, Aboard the Cressida, South Seas Trip]
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As early as the 1870s, the quick-lunch counter had become commonplace in New York City. With the introduction and success of the coin-operated automat in the 1910s, lunch and coffee could be had in a New York minute. Walker Evans discovered this trio of natty, pre-stock market crash consumers near Grand Central terminal at a lunchroom at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 44th Street.
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on mount, verso CR: "WALKER EVANS"; collector's stamp on mount, verso LR: "COLLECTION // ARNOLD H. CRANE, CHICAGO, U.S.A."; inscribed in hand of Arnold Crane on mount, verso LR: "withdrawn 12/71 AHC // N.Y.C. 1931"
Walker Evans; Arnold H. Crane, late 1960s
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