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Mel DiGiacomo

Object Creation Date
circa 2000

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm)

Credit Line
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

Subject matter
Mel DiGiacomo is a multifaceted photographer, known for his tennis photographs. He has a large body of work containing wedding photographs that capture candid but compelling moments. Known for capturing fleeting emotion, DiGiacomo has a very diverse range of subject matter. This photograph illustrates his ability to capture candid moments. In this image, a young African American boy is shown behind a wooden railing, the New York City skyline behind him. The World Trade Center towers stand to the right.

Physical Description
A portrait of a young boy. He turns his head over his shoulder, his lower torso obscured by a wooden structure in the foreground. In the background, a city skyline is visible.

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children (people by age group)
cityscapes (representations)
single-sitter portraits
youth (people)

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