Revisiting W. Eugene Smith's Obsessive Archives from a Swinging Place

Metro Times | November 25, 2009
In the late '50s, world-famous (and drug-addicted) photographer W. Eugene Smith retreats to a Manhattan building at the artsy intersection of high-life and low-life, a building of artists' and musicians' lofts. Over eight years he shoots something like 1,500 rolls of film and records 1,700 reels of tape. A fascinating sampling of photos and tape transcripts is now available.

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