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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

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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

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October 29, 2012  |  Artists, New Photography 2012
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

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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

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

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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

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October 15, 2012  |  Artists, New Photography 2012
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

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October 8, 2012  |  Artists, New Photography 2012
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

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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

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July 12, 2012  |  Artists, Collection & Exhibitions
Surface and Light: Liz Deschenes

Liz Deschenes. Moiré #25. 2009. Chromogenic color print, 54 1/16 x 40 1/8″ (137.3 x 101.9 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Fund for the Twenty-First Century. © 2012 Liz Deschenes

Moiré (from a French textile description) occurs when two patterns (meshes, concentric rings, grids, etc.) are overlaid, creating visual interference at their intersections. Read more

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May 25, 2012  |  Artists, Taryn Simon
Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII

In the video interview above, American photographer Taryn Simon talks about her powerful four-year project A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII (2008–11), currently on view at The Museum of Modern Art. Read more