Title of Work
Date of Work
Art & Design Study Collection, James Smith Pierce Collection.
UND Art Collections Repository
Fred W. McDarrah was born in 1926 in Brooklyn, NY. He is best known for being the first staff photographer at The Village Voice, an alternative weekly paper founded in 1955 during the Beat Generation. He has photographed numerous important events and people in history during his career including Stonewall Inn riots, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan and many others. Fred W. McDarrah has work in the permanent collections of the Parrish Art Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of the City of New York and many others.
Artists' Postcard Series II
A black and white photograph of an electric chair and observational pews.
UND Art Collections owns 82 copies of this postcard.
Text in upper left hand corner of postcard:
Fred W. McDarrah
Electric Chair, Greenhaven Correctional Facility,
N.Y., May 19, 1978
© Artists' Postcards 1978, N.Y.C.
Text in top center of postcard:
Artists' Postcards Logo
Text in bottom left of postcard:
Exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design, Fall 1978
Four address lines are located on the bottom right side of the postcard.