A Conversation with Mitch Epstein

The photographer talks about his latest epic series, "American Power," and how he struggles to keep the act of picture-making fresh and meaningful.

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Untitled, New York #11, 1996

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Dad, Hampton Ponds III 2002

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Liquidation Sale I 2000

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Apartment 304, 398 Main Street 2001

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Poca High School and Amos Plant, West Virginia 2004

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Washington State National Guard, Academy of Holy Angels II, New Orleans Louisiana 2005

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Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, Nevada 2007