PIER 24: “Doug Rickard – A New American Picture” (2012)

Doug Rickard: A New American Picture

Presented in the Pier 24 Photography exhibition HERE.
May 23 – January 31, 2012

Utilizing the comprehensive image archive Google Street View for his series A New American Picture, photographer Doug Rickard virtually drives the unseen and overlooked roads of America, to find bleak places that are forgotten, economically devastated, and abandoned. Collectively, these images present a startling photographic portrait of the socially disenfranchised, providing deeply affecting evidence of the American Dream inverted. Selections from A New American Picture are included in Pier 24 Photography’s recent exhibition, HERE., on view May 23rd – December 16th.

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