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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Riddy, John
Culture:British (b. 1959)
Title:London (EC3)
Date Made:2000
Type:Photograph
Materials:Gelatin silver print
Measurements:Overall: 15 in x 18 7/8 in; 38.1 cm x 47.9 cm
Accession Number:  UM 2014.33
Credit Line:Gift of the artist
UM2014-33.jpg

Description:
Black and white street scene in London with figures walking away from the photographer.

Label Text:
Exhibition Label, 40 Years / 40 Artists, January 22–March 8, 2015:
Praeterita is the title of John Ruskin’s autobiography, a title he chose for a book which often reads like a travelogue. Riddy’s photographs are intended to echo the chapters of Praeterita and to reflect Ruskin’s affection for those moments when he stopped to consider and later remember the view. - Loretta Yarlow

Tags:
urban; streets; cities; buildings; travel

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