Gelatin silver print, from the series "Conversations with the Dead"
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, lower center, in black ink: "ELLIS-MAXIMUM SECURITY UNIT"
15.5 × 22.9 cm (image); 20.1 × 25.2 cm (paper)
Gift of Hugh Edwards
Extended information about this artwork
Cox, Julian. 2016. “Danny Lyon: Message to the Future.” Exh. cat. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. p. 188, pl. 105.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Out of a Dark Room: Photographic Variations from the Permanent Collection,” April 15–September 10, 1995. (Sylvia Wolf)
New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, “Danny Lyon: Message to the Future,” June 17-September 25, 2016; traveled to de Young, Fine Arts Museums San Francisco, November 5, 2016-March 12, 2017; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, May 20-August 27, 2017; and C/O Berlin Foundation, September 15-December 10, 2017. (New York and San Francisco only)
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