ART HISTORY///WAYNE MILLER’S “CHICAGO 1946–1948″…

April 22, 2008  |  art

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Today we pause to take a look back at the masterful photography of a lesser known Chicago resident, WAYNE MILLER and his epic series of images chronicling the Midwestern metropolis in the late 1940s. A vaunted Magnum photographer, Miller captured some of the most gripping images of life on the city's gritty South Side—the home of northern blues and the 100 hour workday—that often seem more like film stills from some lost black & white epic than static photos. Click HERE to view a moving narrated slideshow at the Magnum archives site with a soundtrack provided by Muddy Waters...

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