Sunset Avenue at New York Avenue, Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California

A work made of chromogenic print, from the series "on this site: landscape in memoriam," edition 1 of 7.

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  • A work made of chromogenic print, from the series "on this site: landscape in memoriam," edition 1 of 7.

Date:

November 1993

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

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Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

Sunset Avenue at New York Avenue, Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California

Origin

United States

Date

1993

Medium

Chromogenic print, from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam," edition 1 of 7

Inscriptions

Inscribed and signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in black ink: "New York Avenue and Sunset Avenue, Sacramento, California. (November 1993) / 1/7 Joel Sternfeld"; unmarked verso Thirteen-year-old Cari Lightner was walking home with a friend on May 3, 1980, when she was hit and killed by a drunk driver. The driver had been released on bail two days earlier, following a previous drunk-driving accident. After her daughter’s death, Candy Lightner founded Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a national organization that fights for stricter laws against drunk driving. From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Dimensions

47.7 × 60.1 cm (image/paper); 71.3 × 82.7 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Acquired from the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, through an Anonymous Gift

Reference Number

1997.286

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