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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Chris Verene's "Family"

By Blake Gopnik

The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at


Daily Pic: A photo from "Family," a portfolio by Chris Verene, on show at Postmasters gallery in New York. For 26 years, Verene has been documenting family and friends in rural Illinois. The pictures would feel voyeuristic, if Verene hadn't managed to fill them full of sympathy for the oddballs they portray.

By Blake Gopnik  | October 11, 2010; 9:28 AM ET
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Photography  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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