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Four Sisters Photographed Every Year For Forty Years (1975-2014)

Four Sisters Photographed Every Year For Forty Years (1975-2014)

These Brown Sisters have been photographed every year from 1975 till 2014 by photographer Nicholas Nixon. These pictures show four beautiful women aging gracefully, telling us how powerful time can be and how it can change us gradually without us even realizing it.

Photographer Nicholas Nixon was visiting his wife's family when he suddenly decided to take her and her three sisters' picture. Then a year later, at the graduation of one of the sisters, he suggested they line up in the same order. After seeing the result, he asked them if they might do it every year. The sisters were okay with it thus began the most remarkable project from Nixon's career. The series has been exhibited in museums where viewers openly wept and praised Nixon's work. The sisters' names from left are, Heather, Mimi, Bebe, and Laurie where Bebe is the wife of the photographer Nixon. The beautiful pictures showing the sisters going through life’s most humbling experiences make us realize how time is a thief and how everyone won't be here forever.

1. 1975, New Canaan, Conn

 

 

2. 1976, Hartford

 

 

3. 1977, Cambridge, Mass

 

 

4. 1978, Harwich Port, Mass

 

 

5. 1979, Marblehead, Mass

 

 

6. 1980, East Greenwich, R.I

 

 

7. 1981, Cincinnati

 

 

8. 1982, Ipswich, Mass

 

 

9. 1983, Allston, Mass

 

 

10. 1984, Truro, Mass

 

 

11. 1985, Allston, Mass

 

 

12. 1986, Cambridge, Mass

 

 

13. 1987, Chatham, Mass

 

 

14. 1988, Wellesley, Mass

 

 

15. 1989, Cambridge, Mass

 

 

16. 1990, Woodstock, Vt

 

 

17. 1991, Watertown, Mass

 

 

18. 1992, Concord, Mass

 

 

19. 1993, Boston

 

 

20. 1994, Grantham, N.H.

 

 

21. 1995, Marblehead, Mass

 

 

22. 1996, Lexington, Mass

 

 

23. 1997, Wellesley Hills, Mass

 

 

24. 1998, Falmouth, Mass

 

 

25. 1999, Brookline, Mass

 

 

26. 2000, Eastham, Mass

 

 

27. 2001, Brewster, Mass

 

 

28. 2002, Marblehead, Mass

 

 

29. 2003, Ipswich, Mass

 

 

 

30. 2004, Cataumet, Mass

 

 

31. 2005, Cataumet, Mass

 

 

32. 2006, Wellesley, Mass

 

 

33. 2007, Cataumet, Mass

 

 

34. 2008, Dallas

 

 

35. 2009, Truro, Mass

 

 

36. 2010, Truro, Mass

 

 

37. 2011, Truro, Mass.

 

 

38. 2012, Boston

 

 

39. 2013, Truro, Mass

 

 

40. 2014, Wellfleet, Mass

 

 

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Photographs by NICHOLAS NIXON

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