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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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

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

Origin

United States

Date

Made 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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