Hollywood and Vine, Los Angeles

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Hollywood and Vine, Los Angeles


Garry Winogrand (American, 1928 - 1984)




Los Angeles, California, United States (Place created)




Gelatin silver print


22.7 x 34 cm (8 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)


© 1984 The Estate of Garry Winogrand

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A disabled man, bent over in a wheelchair, captures the attention of three women walking by and a boy seated on a bus stop bench. Garry Winogrand's photograph of Hollywood's once-glamorous Walk of Fame depicts strangers reacting to one another in a public space. The image emphasizes an encounter between people of differing social and economic backgrounds and is therefore a highly political social commentary. Elongated crisscrossing shadows falling across the celebrity's stars on the boulevard add a touch of melodrama to the momentary interaction.

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