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High School Football, Winter Park, FL

Artist: Walter Iooss (1943 - ) Primary
Date: 1987
20th Century
Dimensions: 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm)
Dimensions Extent: sheet
Object Type: Photograph
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Archival pigment print
Credit Line: Gift of Robert Francesco P’23, 2019.
Accession Number: 2019.07.29
This work is not currently on view


To hear from the artist himself on the experience of photographing some of the 20th century's most famous atheletes, please see this video produced by Christie's




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Contemporary
Period and styles of painting, sculpture, graphic arts, and architecture dating from the recent past and present. It differs from modern art in that the term 'Contemporary art' does not carry the implication of a non-traditional style, but instead refers only to the time period in which the work was created. 'Modern' and 'Contemporary' are inherently fluid terms. The term 'Contemporary' is sometimes more narrowly used to refer to art from ca. 1960 or 1970 up to the present. To refer to the current time period without reference to style of art, use "contemporary (generic time frame)".
photographs
Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent. The concept does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "" are more appropriate. The concept may include photographs made by digital means.
athletes
People trained or gifted in activities or contests involving physical skill, agility, stamina, or strength.
sports
Games that involve a significant degree of individual skill and physical prowess.

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