A Year in the Life

From daguerreotypes to digital.
March 26 1998 3:30 AM

A Year in the Life

Paul Strand's breakthrough moment.

"Paul Strand: Circa 1916"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
March 10-May 31

Paul Strand: Circa 1916

By Maria Morris Hambourg
The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N. Abrams; 166 pages; $65

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Luc Sante is a regular contributor to Slate. His memoir, The Factory of Facts, appeared last month.