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The Animals

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Winogrand's zoo, even if true, is a grotesquery. It is a surreal Disneyland where unlikely human beings and jaded careerist animals stare at each other through bars, exhibiting bad manners and a mutual failure to recognize their own ludicrous predicaments.
--John Szarkowski
"The Animals" is a classic photo book by the incessant, masterful photographer Garry Winogrand, reiss...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published April 2nd 2004 by Museum of Modern Art
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Interesting photos from the sixties taken at a zoo of humans and animals in all their essence, full of humor and crudity. Sometimes the humans in the photos were more interesting than the animals. Some of the photos have more of a bad photo for the family album feel than art. Depressing, negative afterward written by John Szarkowsi.
Even though I like this book and I think most of the pictures are really great, I think I like his take on people better than animals.
Would you find something interesting in a zoo? Garry Winogrand could, and he did capture it very well.
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Garry Winogrand (14 January 1928, New York City – 19 March 1984, Tijuana, Mexico) was a street photographer known for his portrayal of America in the mid-20th century. John Szarkowski called him the central photographer of his generation.[1]
Winogrand was influenced by Walker Evans and Robert Frank and their respective publications American Photographs and The Americans. Henri Cartier-Bresson was a...more
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