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Bruce Davidson Photograph Collection.
[Tenement buildings in East Harlem, New York City, circa 1966-1968].
Davidson, Bruce, 1933-
Collection consists of 14 modern fine art photographic prints produced from the vintage 1966-1968 negatives and signed on the verso by the photographer. The images are selected from Davidson's extensive documentary project representing an East Harlem neighborhood between 1966-1968, which was published in its entirety as: East 100th Street. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1970.
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Black-and-white prints (photographs)
Bruce Davidson was born in 1933 and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. He is considered one of photography's most influential documentarians with projects that include a series on gangs, Central Park, and East 100th Street. Davidson studied photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology and at Yale University. In 1958, he began freelancing for Life magazine, and then joined the Magnum Photo Agency. Davidson received the first NEA grant awarded to a photographer in 1966, which funded his 100th Street series.
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