The Brown Sisters Nicholas Nixon (American, born 1947)

1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979

Gelatin silver prints

© 2012 Nicholas Nixon

687.1976, 811.1978, 810.1978, 519.1980

Nicholas Nixon: These are pictures of my wife Bebe and her three sisters that I’ve taken for thirty-one years now. The first picture was just made on a weekend when I was with my in-laws. I’d been married four years. The woman on the left is Heather. Heather was 23, Mimi was 15, Bebe was 25, and Laurie was 21.

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    When I show this long series to my students, I always, without fail, get a lump in my throat and often can’t speak for a...
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    The Brown Sisters
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    love series such as this one. Revisiting...same subject(s) over
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    I remember when this guy had an installation in the MFA in Boston. Cool stuff.