The J. Paul Getty Museum

East 100th Street

Object Details

Title:

East 100th Street

Artist/Maker:

Bruce Davidson (American, born 1933)

Culture:

American

Place:

New York, New York, United States (Place Created)

Date:

negative 1966–1968; print about 1968

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2017.35

Dimensions:

15.9 × 21.3 cm (6 1/4 × 8 3/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos

Credit Line:

Gift of Leslie and Judith Schreyer and Gabri Schreyer-Hoffman in honor of Virginia Heckert

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Object Description

A group of small children looking out a window, pressing themselves up against the screen. The window is set in a brick building and looks out to an alleyway. The floor of the alley is covered in debris.

Provenance
Provenance
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Created by the artist, Bruce Davidson, American, born 1933, sold to Howard Greenberg Gallery.

- 2009

Howard Greenberg Gallery (New York, New York), sold to Leslie and Judith Schreyer, 2009.

2009 - 2017

Leslie J. Schreyer (New York, New York) and Judith Schreyer (New York, New York), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Davidson, Bruce. East 100th Street (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970), unpaginated.

Davidson, Bruce. Bruce Davidson: Photographs, introduction by Henry Geldzahler (New York: Agrinde, 1978), pp. 146-47.

Davidson, Bruce. Bruce Davidson (Paris: Centre National de la Photographie, 1984), fig. 53. Published title: La 100e rue Est, New York.

Davidson, Bruce. East 100th Street (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970; repr., Los Angeles: St. Ann's Press, 2003), p. 11.

Davidson, Bruce. Outside Inside. Vol. 3, 1966-2009 (Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2009), p. 11.

Huxley-Partlour, Giles, ed. Bruce Davidson, exh. cat. (London: Chris Beetles Ltd., 2011), fig. 31. Published title: Alleyway between Buildings with Children Leaning Up against the Window Screen, East 100th Street, New York City.

Cotton, Charlotte, et al. Bruce Davidson, introduction by Carlos Gollonet, exh. cat. (Madrid: Fundación MAPFRE, with Aperture, 2016), pl. 127. Published title: East 100th Street, Harlem, New York.

Cotton, Charlotte, et al. Bruce Davidson, introduction by Carlos Gollonet, exh. cat. Juan Santana Lario and Polisemia, trans. (Madrid: Fundación MAPFRE, 2016), pl. 127. Published title: Calle 100 Este, Harlem, Nueva York.