Joel Sternfeld has a retrospective planned for next July at Folkwang Museum in Essen, along with publication of early work.

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Metro Bus Shelter, 7th Street at E Street, Southwest, Washington, DC, April 1995

Yetta M. Adams froze to death sitting upright in this bus shelter across from the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, DC, on November 29, 1993. The forty-three-year-old mother of three grown-up children had reportedly been turned away from a homeless shelter the night before.

All images courtesy the artist and Luhring Augustine Gallery

Imperial Food Products Plant, North Carolina, June 1994, where 25 employees died in a fire

The National Civil Rights Museum, scene of Martin Luther King's assassination, 450 Mulberry Street, Memphis, Tennessee, August 1993 (formerly the Lorraine Motel)



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