Duncan Hannah: Race Cars!


There’s a private joy and a liberating sense of speed and motion in Duncan Hannah's portraits of racers shown speeding alone. Hannah is a devotee of mid-century British Grand Prix, when drivers raced around pastoral tracks in Vanwalls and Aston Martins. His inspiration comes from Old English racing magazines that he has subscribed to since he was a boy. For more immediate inspiration he attends the vintage car races at Lime Rock Park. Hannah divides his time between New York City and West Cornwall, Connecticut and was a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.