Longer Ways to Go: Photographs of the American Road will explore how photographs made of and on America’s roads have influenced and been influenced by the construction of an American identity. The road is bound up with American ideals of small-town life, the natural landscape, the national heritage of westward expansion, and the exercise of personal freedom, to name a few.
This exhibition came into being as a reaction to a body of photographs of Route 66 by Kozo Miyoshi, a Japanese photographer and one-time artist in residence at the Center for Creative Photography. Route 66, one of the first U.S. Highways, is an emblem of the heyday of American cross-country automobile travel.
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