American Photography 1890–1965 from the Collection

Feb 20–Oct 8, 1997

MoMA

Installation view of American Photography 1890–1965 from the Collection at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Thomas Griesel

183 outstanding works by more than 100 photographers, surveying three quarters of a century of modern American photography.

Publications

  • American Photography 1890-1965 Clothbound, 256 pages
  • American photography, 1890-1965 : from the Museum of Modern Art, New York Out of print, 264 pages
  • Amerikanische Photographie 1890-1965 aus der Sammlung des Museum of Modern Art, New York Out of print, 264 pages
  • Photographie américaine de 1890 à 1965 à travers la collection du Museum of Modern Art, New York Out of print, 264 pages
  • Fotografía americana, 1890-1965 en the Museum of Modern Art, New York Out of print, 262 pages
  • Press release 3 pages
  • Press release 4 pages

Artists

Installation images

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