Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project

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In 1955, having ended his high-profile career with "Life" magazine, W. Eugene Smith spent a year in Pittsburgh compiling nearly 16,000 photographs. Only a fragment of the work was ever seen, despite Smith's conviction that it was his greatest set of photographs. Now, in an assemblage of pictures that Smith asserted were the "synthesis of the whole", we see a portrayal not just of Pittsburgh but also of mid-20th-century America by a master photojournalist.

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About the Author:

Sam Stephenson is a writer and research consultant at the Center for Documentary Studies. Alan Trachtenberg is Neil Grey Professor of American Studies and English Literature at Yale University.

From The New Yorker:

In 1955, the historian Stefan Lorant hired W. Eugene Smith to make a hundred photographs of contemporary Pittsburgh for a book in celebration of the city's bicentennial; he expected the job to take no more than three weeks. But Smith, whose grand ambitions and uncompromising aesthetic had recently led him to resign his stormy tenure at Life, quickly became obsessed, shooting some seventeen thousand pictures. Inspired by Joyce and Faulkner, Smith envisioned a symphonic, multilayered photo essay portraying the entire city; his failure to complete it haunted him for the rest of his life. Here are more than a hundred and fifty of his noirish and oddly poignant images: gleaming railyards at night; buildings wrapped in clouds of industrial smoke; the face of a steelworker, the Bessemer fires reflected in his safety goggles.
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