A Buffalo Photographer’s Dignified Look at the Passage of Time | The New Yorker


A Buffalo Photographer’s Dignified Look at the Passage of Time

A Buffalo Photographer’s Dignified Look at the Passage of Time

In three decades, Milton Rogovin and his wife, Anne, captured changes in one upstate neighborhood, while also reaching deep into grand abstractions of nature and time.

via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/a-buffalo-photographers-dignified-look-at-the-passage-of-time

Milton’s photographs from the neighborhood originated in 1972, when he was invited to visit the home of a patient, and continued as he and Anne developed relationships with others they met. The elements of personal connection and social history, implicit in Milton’s earlier images, are rendered explicit in his series “Lower West Side Triptychs” and “Lower West Side Quartets.” For those projects, the Rogovins sought out people Milton had photographed in the nineteen-seventies and photographed them again during the course of three decades


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