Living in the capital of the nation’s broadcast media, New Yorkers are inundated with media coverage of all newsmaking occurrences, including protests and rallys. This depiction of a Women’s Liberation march includes a woman being interviewed for the sound bite that will appear on the evening news. Photographers, sign-holders, and others merely curious cluster around the speaker at the lower right and add to the confusion and congestion attendant to any newsworthy event.
Carole McNamara, Assistant Director for Collections & Exhibitions
on the occasion of the exhibition New York Observed: The Mythology of the City