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Kristen and Abby
Julie Moos


Currently on view at Mint Museum--UPTOWN

Museum Purchase: Exchange Funds from the Gift of Harry and Mary Dalton

How can one determine whether a person is a friend or enemy? Are the subtle clues found in body language, hairstyle, and clothing the means to detect an affinity, or are these surface indicators meaningless? In 1999 photographer Julie Moos paired students from the graduating class of the Altamont School in Birmingham, Alabama, and experimented to see if the nuance of their relationship would materialize within the photograph. In an attempt to unravel the riddle, the viewer is compelled to search the subject's vague expressions, clothing styles and other superficial clues to surmise the nature of their relationship.

Accession Number: 2004.16


height: 48 inches
width: 68 inches

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