The Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico is currently presenting a private collection, previously unseen, to which Pedro Slim himself a photographer has been adding for twenty years. These one hundred photographs or thereabouts by more than sixty big names including Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Diane Arbus, Bill Brandt, Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Man Ray, Francisco Toledo and David Wojnarowicz. In this column, photographer Chuck Samuels brings a point of view on the exhibition. Earlier this year, Brian Paul Clamp, director of ClampArt in New York, informed me that one of my photographs (After Bellocq, 1991) had been acquired...
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