Danny Lyon (American, 1942-)
gelatin silver print, Image: 25.5 x 32.4 cm (10 x 12 3/4 in.); Paper: 27.7 x 35.4 cm (10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.); Matted: 45.7 x 55.9 cm (18 x 22 in.). Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2011.264
When Lyon moved back to New York from Chicago, he settled in Lower Manhattan because of the cheap rent and his friendship with sculptor Mark di Suvero, who had a studio close to the Brooklyn Bridge. These young boys lived in a nearby housing project and scavenged the demolition areas for old industrial building materials for di Suveroâ€™s sculptures.
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