Collection Artwork
Ken Ohara (born Tokyo, Japan, 1942)
#120 [from One]
gelatin silver print
image size: 8 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.
paper size: 10 x 8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in New York, New York, United States, North America
Signed, lower right
Inscribed and dated in pencil, verso, center: “ONE” - 1970 / #120 / [artist signature]
Inscribed in pencil, verso, lower left: 120

Object Label

For One, Ken Ohara photographed hundreds of people he met on the streets of New York City using the same closely cropped black-and-white format to interrogate individual and collective identities.

From the exhibition: Where Words Falter: Art and Empathy (July 9 – December 18, 2022)

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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