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Emmet Gowin Exhibit Pairs His Photographs with Treasures from the Morgan’s Collections

New York, NY, April 20, 2015—Emmet Gowin (b. 1941), one of the most original and influential photographers of his generation, is known for constantly reinventing his working methods along with his subject matter—and also for his sensitivity to the deep historical life of images. Beginning May 22, the Morgan Library & Museum will present a unique look at Gowin’s wide-ranging work in relation to the museum’s celebrated collections in a new exhibition, Hidden Likeness: Photographer Emmet Gowin at the Morgan

Exhibit of Manipulated Photography to Open at DC’s National Gallery

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art presents the first major exhibition devoted to the art of photographic manipulation before the advent of digital imagery. Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop will be on view in the West Building's Ground Floor galleries from February 17 through May 5, 2013, following its debut at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (from October 11, 2012, through January 27, 2013). In June it travels to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


Cabinet of Curiosities: Photography & Specimens at Nelson-Atkins

Kansas City, MO. Aug. 30, 2012—The photography exhibition Cabinet of Curiosities: Photography & Specimens opens Sept. 12 at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Featuring works that date from the 1850s to the present day, this show explores the many ways photography has expanded our centuries-old fascination with the marvelous, unusual, unexpected, exotic, extraordinary or rare.

MOMA's New Photography Exhibit

NEW YORK, August 2012—The Museum of Modern Art presents the 27th annual New Photography exhibition, from October 3, 2012 through February 4, 2013, in The Robert and Joyce Menschel Gallery. This year, the exhibition features the work of New York-based Michele Abeles, Shanghai-based collaborative Birdhead, New York-based Anne Collier, Los Angeles-based Zoe Crosher, and Zurich-based, Iranian-born Shirana Shahbazi, who each examine and expand the conventional definitions of photography.

Serial Portraiture Through Photographs at the National Gallery of Art

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art explores how the practice of making multiple portraits of the same subjects produced some of the most revealing and provocative photographs of our time in The Serial Portrait: Photography and Identity in the Last One Hundred Years, on view in the West Building's Ground Floor photography galleries from September 30 through December 31, 2012.

Cornell Library Receives African-American Photography Collection

ITHACA, N.Y. (Jan. 31, 2012) - Cornell University Library’s extensive new collection of African-American photographs contains impressive images of iconic leaders of the civil rights movement and world-changing events — but the less momentous moments in black history make up an equally important part of the collection.
 
Among the nearly 2,000 items, recently donated by Beth and Stephan Loewentheil, are images of African Americans going about their regular lives in the 19th and 20th centuries.