Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/01/06

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Subject: [Leica] No photography in Museum
From: steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2010 12:37:34 -0800
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On Jan 6, 2010, at 12:09 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> I wonder how much those museum visitors without cameras are permitted to
>> stand in front of paintings or scupltures? Perhaps having a camera doesn't
>> always mean creating a back-up in traffic flow. This past summer in the
>> Vatican Museum, I had a camera and took many pictures but my walk through 
>> the
>> museum was periodically impeded by those just standing and looking - 
>> without
>> cameras. 
> That's an insult to the art don't those people know they're supposed to 
> keep
> moving at a steady pace!!?!?
> I was just reading Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits
> by Linda Gordon
> (here she is using a Graflex on top of a car
>  )
> She was talking about the Family of Man exhibit which Lange had a hand in
> with Steichen.
> There was a shot of a lynching. They took it out because of the bottleneck
> it made in crowd control. The director of the show. Not Steichen or Lange 
> of
> coarse.
> Gotta keep em moving!

aside from that, nothing else worth stopping for,  I guess,


> Mark William Rabiner
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