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Steven M. Cummings Photograph collection

Object Details

Biographical/Historical note
Steven M. Cummings is a photographer and documentarian who has a studio in Northeast, Washington, DC. He was born in Okinawa, Japan in 1965 and traveled through Europe with his military family as a child. Cummings depicts black life in Washington, DC and shoots almost exclusively in black and white. He captures people as they are, outside the studio, in natural light, and going about the business of living. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010 with an M.F.A. in Photographic and Electronic Media. Cummings selected exhibitions include D.C. Undercover: Photographs by Steven M. Cummings, Artuare, and Chocolate City Rest in Peace.
Date
1993-2005
Extent
0.06 Linear feet (1 oversize folder)
11 Photographic prints (Gelatin silver., 16 x 16 inches)
Provenance
Donated by Steven M. Cummings in 2006.
Rights
The Steven M. Cummings photographs are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Citation
Steven M. Cummings Photograph collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Steven M. Cummings.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Black-and-white photographs
Portraits
Gelatin silver prints
Topic
African American photographers
African American men
Place
Washington (D.C.) -- Pictorial works
Identifier
ACMA.06-043
Steven M. Cummings photographic prints
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