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Alec Soth
Evolving from a series of road trips along the Mississippi River, Alec Soth's "Sleeping by the Mississippi" captures America's iconic yet oft-neglected "third coast". Soth's richly descriptive, large-format color photographs present an eclectic mix of individuals, landscapes, and interiors. Sensuous in detail and raw in subject, "Sleeping by the Mississippi" elicits a consistent mood of loneliness, longing, and reverie. "In the book's 46 ruthlessly edited pictures," writes Anne Wilkes Tucker, "Soth alludes to illness, procreation, race, crime, learning, art, music, death, religion, redemption,...

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USA. Vasa, Minnesota. 2002. Charles.
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USA. Winona, Minnesota. 2002. Peter's houseboat. Sleeping by...
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USA. Little Falls, Minnesota. 1999. Charles Lindbergh's boyhood...
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USA. Wickliffe, Kentucky. 2002. Fort Jefferson Memorial Cross...
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2002. Morning. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Luxora, Arkansas. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Minnesota. 2002. Sheila, Leech Lake Indian Reservation....
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USA. Iowa. Buena Vista. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi
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USA. Fountain City, Wisconsin. 2002. Cemetery. Sleeping by the...
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USA. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1999. Kym, Polish Palace. Sleeping...
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USA. Minnesota. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2002. Lenny. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Kakaskia, Illinois. 2002. Immaculate Conception Church....
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USA. Missouri. Ste. Genevieve. 2004. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Hickman, Kentucky. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Cape Girardeau, Missouri. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Green Island, Iowa. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Mississippi. Vicksburg. 2004. The Reverend and Margaret's...
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2000. Sunshine. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Dallas City, Illinois. 2002. Hotel. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Arkansas. Helena. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2000. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Davenport, Iowa. 2002. Sugar's. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Davenport, Iowa. 2002. Mother and daughter. Sleeping by...
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USA. Dallas City, Illinois. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Kentucky. Wickliffe. 2002. Fisherman. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. Dyess, Arkansas. 2002. Johnny Cash's boyhood home. Sleeping...
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USA. Louisiana. 2002. Joshua, Angola State Prison. Sleeping by...
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NEW ORLEANS-2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2002. Jimmie's apartment. Sleeping by...
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USA. Hannibal, Missouri. 2002. Jim, wax museum. Sleeping by the...
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2000. Harbor Marina. Sleeping by the...
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2002. Jessie's prayer room. Sleeping...
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USA. Port Gibson, Mississippi. 2000. Bonnie, with a photograph...
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USA. Greenville, Mississippi. 2002. Shotgun Lounge. Sleeping...
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USA. St. Louis, Missouri. 2002. Rev. Cecil and Felicia. Sleeping...
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USA. Louisiana. Angola State Prison. 2002. The Farm. Sleeping...
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USA. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2000. Adelyn, Ash Wednesday. Sleeping...
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USA. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2002. Holt Cemetery. Sleeping by...
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USA. Vicksburg, Mississippi. 2002. Bible study book, The Prophet...
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USA. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 2002. Patrick, Palm Sunday. Sleeping...
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USA. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2000. Memorial, Holt Cemetery. Sleeping...
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USA. Louisiana. Baton Rouge. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi....
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USA. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2002. Crystal, transgender princess....
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USA. Venice, Louisiana. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Green Island, Iowa. 2002. Sacred Heart Hall. Sleeping by...
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USA. Angola, Louisiana. 2002. Sleeping by the Mississippi.
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USA. Memphis, Tennessee. 2000. William EGGLESTON in his music...
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