Crossing the Ohio, Louisville, 1966, Danny Lyon, American, b. 1942, gelatin silver photograph, 8 11/16 x 13 in., Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Steven and Judith Clifford in honor of the museum's 50th year, 83.288.10, © Artist or Artist’s Estate.
Crossing the Ohio, Louisville, 1966, Danny Lyon, American, b. 1942, gelatin silver photograph, 8 11/16 x 13 in., Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Steven and Judith Clifford in honor of the museum's 50th year, 83.288.10, © Artist or Artist’s Estate. 

Danny Lyon: Dissenter in His Own Country

13/11/2019 - 28/06/2020

Seattle Art Museum (SAM) 
1300 First Ave 
 
WA 98101 Seattle

www.seattleartmuseum.org   

 
The photographs are drawn from three bodies of work created from 1963 to 1980, with subjects ranging from bikeriders on a race track, to prisoners in a cotton field, to children in the streets of Colombia. For each image, Lyon presents this challenge to us as viewers: “The pictures do not ask you to ‘help’ these people, but something much more difficult; to be briefly and intensely aware of their existence, an existence as real and significant as your own.”