Posts Tagged ‘Documerica’

ToDo ToDay: Documerica! Mexican Passover! Mike Daisey!

It’s appropriate that the federal sequester hit just a week before the opening of the exhibit "Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project," the fruits of a five-year-long, taxpayer-funded project in which 70 photographers produced 22,000 images of—well, that’s a little vague. Environmental problems are a recurring theme in the exhibit, from belching smokestacks [...]

Reviewed: “Documerica” at the National Archives

It’s eerily appropriate that the federal sequester hit just a week before the opening of the exhibit “Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project.” At a time when the government is implementing across-the-board cuts, the National Archives is exhibiting the fruits of a five-year-long, taxpayer-funded project in which 70 photographers produced 22,000 images of—well, [...]

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