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Arthur Griffin’s Quincy Quarry, 1938

In photography, we often refer back to Henri Cartier Bresson’s introduction of capturing the “Decisive Moment.” What constitutes this perfect moment in time…is it purely aesthetic or is it defined by the emotional impact of the image? Arthur Griffin’s Quincy Quarry taken … Continue reading

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Arthur Griffin’s image of Ignacy Paderewski makes an IMPRINT.

In his introduction to Arthur Griffin’s book “New England in Focus”, writer John Updike referred to his friend Arthur’s “friendly fury” that “rendered him ageless…” Here to me is an image by Arthur Griffin that really speaks to this energy that … Continue reading

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Welcome to IMPRINT the Griffin Museum’s brand new monthly online communication.

  Welcome to IMPRINT the Griffin Museum’s brand new monthly online communication. Here, we invite you to join us as we celebrate pioneers in photography who without question shape the way we observe and document life with our cameras. In … Continue reading

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