Doug Levitt Takes the Bus to Develop the Greyhound Diaries

In the U.S. the economic slowdown of the first decade of the 21st century has often been compared to "The Great Depression" of the early 20th century, and for Doug Levitt his own journey across the U.S. has come to replicate the federally funded artistic works created in the 1930s. The U.S. Government felt it was important for the issues facing its citizens to be recorded in one of the darkest hours of the country; Doug Levitt believes his work is similar in tone and texture to that of 1930s artists as he travels the U.S. by bus looking for the stories of real people who are often ignored by…
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