2009, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
April 21, 1978
1978 45 black and white prints reproduced same size as original newspapers varying sizes approximately 22" x 16" each Edition of 3 + 2 APs Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Follows photo of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro, held in captivity by the Red Brigades, as dispersed in newspapers worldwide on April 21, 1978. Following their previous announcement of his assassination, the Red Brigades released this photo of Moro holding the current newspaper as proof that he was still alive.
All text removed; all photos and mastheads remain in place. Reproduced in original scale and placement, revealing import of this event in relation to local news priorities.