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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAPALLO, ITALY: 1947
 

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All Aboard the School Truck: 1935

All Aboard the School Truck: 1935

October 1935. Red House, West Virginia. Youngsters on the way to school. 35mm negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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Great Composition

Another memorable work from the artist Shahn. His photos and paintings always have a strong emotional effect on me.

Looks Like

a still from a movie. The girl's pose and expression are like a dramatic moment plucked from a tense narrative. French New Wave meets FSA.

Can You Hear Me?

How funny. For a fleeting second I thought the girl had a cell phone.

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