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Laurie Simmons

Walking Camera II (Jimmy the Camera)

1987

Laurie Simmons, Walking Camera II (Jimmy the Camera), 1987  94.107
Laurie Simmons, Walking Camera II (Jimmy the Camera), 1987. Gelatin silver print, 82 13/16 × 47 1/2 in. (210.3 × 120.7 cm). Edition of 5. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase with funds from the Photography Committee  94.107
© 1987 Laurie Simmons

Video

In this video, Anne & Joel Ehrenkranz Curator Chrissie Iles speaks with artist Laurie Simmons about her work, Walking Camera II (Jimmy the Camera) from 1987. The artist explains the inspiration behind the work and how it functions as a portrait of her close friend Jimmy DeSana.