Building Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"

Accession Number
2014/2.358

Title
Building Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"

Artist(s)
Danny Lyon

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1968; printed 2011

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Physical Description
A group of prisoners, naked, standing in a line next to a line of officers. They are in the hallway between the cells.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
jails (buildings)
men (male humans)
prisons (buildings)

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& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display

UMMA Gallery Location ➜ FFW, 1st floor ➜ 124 (Irving Stenn, Jr. Family Project Gallery)