Dec 8, 2009

Mijanou and Friends from Beverly Hills High School on Senior Beach Day, Will Rogers State Beach

Mijanou and Friends from Beverly Hills High School on Senior Beach Day, Will Rogers State Beach

1993

Lauren Greenfield

(American, b. 1966)

Color print, silver dye bleach process (Cibachrome)

Image: 50.8 x 76.6 cm (20 x 30 3/16 in.); Paper: 50.8 x 81.5 cm (20 x 32 1/16 in.); Matted: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)

Gift of Friends of Photography 2000.132

Impression: 8

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While documenting and interviewing young people in Los Angeles, Greenfield was struck by the early loss of innocence among the teenagers from all social and economic levels. Discussing how fast one grows up in Los Angeles, Mijanou, who is featured in this photograph, said, “It seems like everyone is in a rush to be an adult. It’s not cool to be a kid.”
Gift of Friends of Photography 2000.132

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