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Moenkopi, Arizona
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© Joel Sternfeld
Gift of Nancy and Bruce Berman

Joel Sternfeld
American, Moenkopi, Arizona, 1982
Chromogenic print
15 3/4 x 19 7/8 in.
98.XM.225.1

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A shining white trailer home floats out of place on a sea of rolling desert hills. Joel Sternfeld's large, tripod-mounted view camera gave him a cool, detached viewpoint, letting him describe the scene in relentless detail. His detachment highlights the uneasy relationship between humans and nature that informs many pictures in his American Prospects series.