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Untitled--I think it best to present myself as being kind, polite and pleasant. It is so important in a civilized existence. This photograph reveals what is under the surface: power, sexuality, self-confidence. One doesn't project this image in every situation--it can cause problems. Nan Cook, from the series Rich and Poor

ca. 1977-1982 Jim Goldberg Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1953 selenium toned gelatin silver print sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 28.0 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase made possible by George D. Widener and Eleanor Widener Dixon © 1977-1985, Jim Goldberg 1988.19.13 Not currently on view


Architecture - domestic - living room

Portrait female - Cook, Nan

photography - photoprint

paper - agfa

gelatin silver

gelatin silver - toned

About Jim Goldberg

Born: New Haven, Connecticut 1953

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