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Friends

Accession Number
2013/2.122

Title
Friends

Artist(s)
Stephen DiRado

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1983, printed 1994

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
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
Created in 1983 from May to October, Bell Pond was the first series that drew attention to DiRado's work. During this period, DiRado visited the pond almost every day and documented the people at the park. The series features portraits of adults and children in their leisure time at the city park. Bell Pond is located in Belmont Hill in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Physical Description
A photograph of two girls standing in their bathing suits, their hair wet. The girl on the left wears a celtic cross around her neck and holds a cigarette to the other girl's mouth. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
bathing costumes
beaches
double portraits
girls
ponds (water)
smoking (activity)

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