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MAM's "The San Quentin Project" gives voice to a forgotten population

Standing in a Milwaukee Art Museum gallery surrounded by images of prison life at the maximum security San Quentin State Prison, artist Nigel Poor says of the new "The San Quentin Project: Nigel Poor and the Men of San Quentin" photography show, "I don't want people coming to the exhibition thinking it will be depressing. There's a lot of joy and beauty in it." As hard as it may seem, Poor is right.

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