Poughkeepsie, New York

André Kertész American, born Hungary

Not on view

The structure of this picture brilliantly joins the traveler's descent down the stairs and the train's anticipated advance along the track. The wait is neatly figured by the man in white planted like a clothespin between the zigzag path of arrival and the vertical zip pointing toward the trajectory of future travel.

Poughkeepsie, New York, André Kertész (American (born Hungary), Budapest 1894–1985 New York), Gelatin silver print

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