As Good as Silver (2011)
The right half of this image was made in 1979 as a gelatin silver print when the Hunt brothers cornered the market on silver and drove the cost of photographic materials sky high. Federal investigators intervened, and the price of silver dropped to $11 per ounce on what was later referred to as “Silver Thursday.” This 2011 digital print — a pun on the photographic process by not using silver — was created in diptych form partly to celebrate the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations of October 2011.   More ...