Posts tagged ‘photography’
March 7, 2013  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Dating Brandt

One of the underlying principles of Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light, currently on view in MoMA’s third-floor Photography Galleries, is the importance of vintage prints to understanding Brandt’s oeuvre—and by vintage print I mean a photographic print that was made around the same time as its negative. Anyone who visits the exhibition will surely be impressed by the fine quality of prints Read more

November 16, 2012  |  Artists
Sean Vegezzi, Artist and In the Making Alumnus

Portrait of Sean Vegezzi. Photo by Andrew Kass

Sean Vegezzi is a 22-year-old alumnus of our In the Making program, which offers free art classes to NYC teens. Like many students attending public schools here in the city, Sean came to us as a high school student who was seeking an outlet for his creativity as well as a public platform to showcase his work. Read more

November 6, 2012  |  Learning and Engagement
The Presidential Portrait

During this election season, it’s hard to imagine a time when photographs—let alone television, the Internet, and social media—did not play a central role in presidential campaigns. Read more

November 5, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography 2012: Anne Collier

In the audio slide show above, photographer Anne Collier talks about her work featured in New Photography 2012. Read more

October 29, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography 2012: Birdhead

In the audio slideshow above, the Shanghai-based artists Ji Weiyu and Song Tao, who work together under the collective name Birdhead, talk about their installation in MoMA’s New Photography 2012 exhibition. Read more

October 22, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography 2012: Shirana Shahbazi

In the audio slideshow above, photographer Shirana Shahbazi talks about her stunning site-specific installation in MoMA’s New Photography 2012 exhibition. Read more

October 18, 2012  |  Artists, Publications
Celebrating 75 Years of Walker Evans’s American Photographs

American Photographs cover image

Walker Evans’s American Photographs is a touchstone for modern photography—a remarkable collection of photographs that shows a “poetics of editing and sequencing,” according to MoMA’s former Chief Curator of Photography Peter Galassi, that “helped to establish the photographer’s book as an indivisible unit of artistic expression.” Read more

October 15, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography 2012: Zoe Crosher

In the audio slideshow above, photographer Zoe Crosher talks about the wall installation from her ongoing series The Michelle duBois Project, currently on view in MoMA’s New Photography 2012 exhibition. Read more

October 8, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
New Photography 2012: Michele Abeles

Every year MoMA presents the exhibition New Photography, in an attempt to include the most interesting accomplishments of artists working in photography all over the world. Read more

August 9, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Spectacle and Spirit: 1930s Photographs of Olympians

They don’t call it a “photo finish” for nothing! There is something energizing about the most tightly contested races, something captivating in the physical strength and strain of athletes competing at the limits of their ability. I’ll admit I’ve caught Olympics fever. Read more