Chim: David Seymour's Humanist Photography
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Image: David Seymour (Chim), Religious Festival, Italy, c. 1951, gelatin silver print David Seymour (Chim)
Religious Festival, Italy, c. 1951
gelatin silver print
National Gallery of Art, Gift of Ben Shneiderman
© David Seymour Estate/Magnum Photos

Italy

Religious Festival, Italy

This image of religious absorption is particularly arresting because the young man's robes, the banner he holds, and the architectural setting suggest a direct link to impassioned religious practice from centuries earlier.