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“Stare”: Curator Jeff Rosenheim on the Intimate Portrait of New York City Strangers

“Stare”: Curator Jeff Rosenheim on the Intimate Portrait of New York City Strangers
Although American photographer Walker Evans produced his Subway Passengers, New York City series between 1938 and 1941, these photographs speak to a universal urban experience that holds true today. Here, curator Jeff Rosenheim unpacks the conflicting intimacy and distance in these portraits of New York City strangers. This video was produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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