The Once and Always Now
Silver gelatin prints with hand written text
8 prints, 5 x 7 inches each
Signed on recto
Edition 2 of 25
Donated by the artist
$6,000 - 9,000
Duane Michals is one of the great photographic innovators of the 20th century, widely known for his work with sequences, story telling, and handwritten text. In the 1960s, Michals brought a new and lyrical mixture of humor, wit and pathos to photography, at a time when the field was often defined by gritty street photography. The Once and Always Now is a sequence that transports you, frame by frame, into the dream of a young man. As the dream focuses on faces in an old class portrait, Michals’ handwritten text meditates on the fallibility of memory and the brevity of dreams.
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