two barns in field; shadow of electric pole in foreground; clouds in rather dark sky

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Two Barns, Vicinity of Dansville, New York, from "Sequence 10: Rural Chapels", 1955

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This photograph of a barn in New York demonstrates Minor White’s extraordinary ability to use light and shadow to compose a memorable landscape. The cross-like shadow of a telephone pole cuts across the image, leading the viewer’s gaze to the rustic barns that rest between a whitened earth and darkening sky.

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Minor White (#480)
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Title
Two Barns, Vicinity of Dansville, New York, from "Sequence 10: Rural Chapels"
Artist Life
1908 - 1976
Role
Photographer
Accession Number
2013.35.430
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two barns in field; shadow of electric pole in foreground; clouds in rather dark sky

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