Cultural and Political Icons

Sibylle Bergemann (German, born 1941). The Monument, East Berlin. 1986
Sibylle Bergemann (German, born 1941). The Monument, East Berlin. 1986. Gelatin silver print, 19 11/16 x 23 5/8" (50 x 60 cm). Sibylle Bergemann/Ostkreuz Agentur der Fotografen, Berlin. © 2010 Sibylle Bergemann/Ostkreuz Agentur der Fotografen, Berlin
Unknown photographer. Untitled. 1921
Unknown photographer. Untitled. 1921. Gelatin silver print, 4 1/8 x 2 5/16" (10.5 x 5.8 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Thomas Walther
S. L. A. Marshall (American, born 1900–1977). A Trepanning Operation on the Nation’s Great Men in a Mountain Memorial. 1938
S. L. A. Marshall (American, born 1900–1977). A Trepanning Operation on the Nation’s Great Men in a Mountain Memorial. 1938. Gelatin silver print, 9 9/16 x 6 1/4" (24.3 x 15.8 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The New York Times Collection
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). Stamped Tin Relic. 1929 (printed c. 1970)
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). Stamped Tin Relic. 1929 (printed c. 1970). Gelatin silver print, 4 11/16 x 6 5/8" (11.9 x 16.9 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Lily Auchincloss Fund. © 2010 Estate of Walker Evans
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). Battlefield Monument, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1936
Walker Evans (American, 1903–1975). Battlefield Monument, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1936. Gelatin silver print, 7 5/8 x 9 5/8" (19.3 x 24.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the photographer. © 2010 Estate of Walker Evans
Josef Koudelka (Czech, born 1938). France. 1973
Josef Koudelka (Czech, born 1938). France. 1973. Gelatin silver print, 9 3/8 x 14 1/8" (23.9 x 36.0 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Joseph Strick Fund. © 2010 Josef Koudelka/Magnum Photos
Nikolai Kuleshov (Russian). Moscow. c. 1938
Nikolai Kuleshov (Russian). Moscow. c. 1938. Gelatin silver print, 18 1/8 x 23 3/8" (46 x 59.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Harriette and Noel Levine
Ai Weiwei (Chinese, born 1957). Study of Perspective—San Marco. 1995–2003
Ai Weiwei (Chinese, born 1957). Study of Perspective—San Marco. 1995–2003. Gelatin silver print, 15 5/16 x 23 1/4" (38.9 x 59 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of the Photography Council Fund and the Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art. © 2010 Ai Weiwei
Lee Friedlander (American, born 1934). Father Duffy. Times Square, New York City. 1974
Lee Friedlander (American, born 1934). Father Duffy. Times Square, New York City. 1974. Gelatin silver print, 14 3/4 x 22 1/4" (37.5 x 56.5 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Carl Jacobs Fund. © 2010 Lee Friedlander
Lee Friedlander (American, born 1934). Mount Rushmore. South Dakota. 1969
Lee Friedlander (American, born 1934). Mount Rushmore. South Dakota. 1969. Gelatin silver print, 15 1/8 x 22 3/8" (38.4 x 56.8 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © 2010 Lee Friedlander
Garry Winogrand (American, 1928–1984). Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles. 1964
Garry Winogrand (American, 1928–1984). Forest Lawn Cemetery, Los Angeles. 1964. Gelatin silver print, 8 7/8 x 13 7/16" (22.6 x 34.1 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monument to Karel Landman, Voortrekker Leader, De Kol, Eastern Cape. April 10, 1993
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monument to Karel Landman, Voortrekker Leader, De Kol, Eastern Cape. April 10, 1993. Gelatin silver print, 10 15/16 x 13 11/16" (27.9 x 34.8 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. © 2010 David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monuments to National Party Leader and Prime Minister, J. G. Strijdom and to the Republic of South Africa, Unveiled in 1972, With the Headquarters of Volkskas Bank, Opened in 1974. Strijdom Square, Pretoria, Transvaal. April 25, 1982
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monuments to National Party Leader and Prime Minister, J. G. Strijdom and to the Republic of South Africa, Unveiled in 1972, With the Headquarters of Volkskas Bank, Opened in 1974. Strijdom Square, Pretoria, Transvaal. April 25, 1982. Gelatin silver print, 10 13/16 x 13 3/4" (27.5 x 35 cm). Courtesy the artist and The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. © 2010 David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). HF Verwoerd Building, Headquarters of the Provincial Administration, Inaugurated on 17 October 1969, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State. December 26, 1990
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). HF Verwoerd Building, Headquarters of the Provincial Administration, Inaugurated on 17 October 1969, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State. December 26, 1990. Gelatin silver print, 10 13/16 x 13 9/16" (27.5 x 34.5 cm). Courtesy the artist and The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. © 2010 David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Memorial to Those Killed in the ‘Langa Massacre’, 21 March 1985, and to Others Who Died in the Struggle Against Apartheid; Vandalized in 1987 by Black Vigilantes Funded by Military Intelligence, Kwanabuhle Cemetary, Uitenhage, Cape Province. September 15, 1990
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Memorial to Those Killed in the ‘Langa Massacre’, 21 March 1985, and to Others Who Died in the Struggle Against Apartheid; Vandalized in 1987 by Black Vigilantes Funded by Military Intelligence, Kwanabuhle Cemetary, Uitenhage, Cape Province. September 15, 1990. Gelatin silver print, 13 9/16 x 10 5/8" (34.5 x 27 cm). Courtesy the artist and The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg. © 2010 David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Mother and Child on Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg. March 8, 2005
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Mother and Child on Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg. March 8, 2005. Pigmented inkjet print, 27 5/8 x 22 1/16" (70.2 x 56 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Geraldine J. Murphy Fund. © 2010 David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monument Honouring the 'Contribution of the Horse to South African History,' Erected by the Rapportryers of Bethulie in 1982. Laura Rautenbach was the Sculptor. After the Theft of Bronze Oxen from a Voortrekker Monument in the Town, the Rapportryers Caged the Horse in Steel in 2004. Bethulie, Free State. February 12, 2005
David Goldblatt (South African, born 1930). Monument Honouring the 'Contribution of the Horse to South African History,' Erected by the Rapportryers of Bethulie in 1982. Laura Rautenbach was the Sculptor. After the Theft of Bronze Oxen from a Voortrekker Monument in the Town, the Rapportryers Caged the Horse in Steel in 2004. Bethulie, Free State. February 12, 2005. Pigmented inkjet print, 21 5/8 x 27 5/16" (55 x 69.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Samuel J. Wagstaff, Jr. Fund. © 2010 David Goldblatt
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Statue of Henry Stanley Which Overlooked Kinshasa in Colonial Times. 2004
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Statue of Henry Stanley Which Overlooked Kinshasa in Colonial Times. 2004. Pigmented inkjet prints, each: 18 3/4 x 28 5/8" (47.6 x 72.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of the Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art. © 2010 Guy Tillim
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Statue of Henry Stanley Which Overlooked Kinshasa in Colonial Times. 2004
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Statue of Henry Stanley Which Overlooked Kinshasa in Colonial Times. 2004. Pigmented inkjet prints, each: 18 3/4 x 28 5/8" (47.6 x 72.7 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of the Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art. © 2010 Guy Tillim
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Bust of Agostinho Neto, Quibala, Angola. 2008
Guy Tillim (South African, born 1962). Bust of Agostinho Neto, Quibala, Angola. 2008. Pigmented inkjet print, 17 3/16 x 25 3/4" (43.6 x 65.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of the Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art. © 2010 Guy Tillim