Visual Art Feb 12, 2020 at 4:00 am

The turn-of-the-century Danish American photographer documented the urban poor.

Riis used magnesium flash powder to illuminate dark, squalid spaces. Courtesy of the Mid America Arts Alliance

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Riis, of course, also forgot to lecture his subjects on their white privilege.

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Thanks Jasmyne! This sounds really cool.


Please wait...

and remember to be decent to everyone
all of the time.

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