<h1 class="page">PHOTOGRAPHY</h1> <div id="main"> <div class="column-a"> <ul id="menu"> <li class="first"><a href="/collection">The Collection</a><a href="#" class="toggle">+</a><ul><li><a href="/collection/works?utf8=%E2%9C%93&amp;q=&amp;classifications=">All Works</a></li> <li><a href="/collection/works?utf8=✓&amp;q=&amp;classifications=&amp;on_view=1">On View</a></li> <li><a href="/collection/works?utf8=✓&amp;q=&amp;classifications=&amp;recent_acquisitions=1">Recent Acquisitions</a></li> <li><a href="/collection/about">About</a></li> </ul></li> <li class=" selected"><a href="/explore/collection/departments">Curatorial Departments</a><a href="#" class="toggle">+</a><ul><li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/architecture_design">Architecture & Design</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/drawings">Drawings</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/film">Film</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/media">Media & Performance Art</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/painting_sculpture">Painting & Sculpture</a></li> <li class="selected"><a href="/explore/collection/departments/photography">Photography</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/departments/prints_illustrated_books">Prints & Illustrated Books</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/conservation">Conservation</a><a href="#" class="toggle">+</a><ul><li><a href="/explore/collection/conservation/recovery">Hurricane Sandy: Conservation Resources</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/conservation/media_art">Matters in Media Art</a></li> <li><a href="/explore/collection/conservation/faq">Conservation FAQ</a></li> </ul></li> <li><a href="/collection/provenance">Provenance Research Project</a></li> <li><a href="/licensing">Licensing</a></li> <li><a href="/docs/explore/CollectionsMgmtPolicyMoMA_Oct10.pdf">Collections Management Policy</a></li> </ul> <a href="/explore/collection/photosubmissions.html" class="box-gray-white"> <div> <h2>Portfolio submission </h2> <p>Please fill out the online form</p> </div> </a> </div> <div class="column-bc"> <div class="introduction"> <img alt="Photo_in2039" height="280" longdesc="Installation view of the exhibition, &lt;i&gt;Bernd and Hilla Becher: Landscape/Typology&lt;/i&gt;, The Museum of Modern Art, May 21–August 25, 2008. Photo by John Wronn. © The Museum of Modern Art" src="/images/explore/departments/photo_IN2039.13.jpg?1487888133" width="725" /> </div> <div class="column-b"> <div class="box"> <p class="top">The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) began collecting modern photography in 1930 and established the department in 1940. The Museum's holdings of more than 25,000 works constitute one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary photography in the world. As diverse as photography itself, the collection includes work not only by artists, but also by journalists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and amateurs. </p> <p><a href="/research-and-learning/research-resources/study-centers/index#photostudy">The Erna and Victor Hasselblad Photography Study Center</a></p> <h2>Online Exhibitions and Projects</h2> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/objectphoto">Object:Photo. Modern Photographs 1909–1949: The Thomas Walther Collection</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2013/newphotography/">New Photography 2013</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/newphotography/">New Photography 2012</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/cindysherman/">Cindy Sherman</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2011/sanjaivekovic/">Sanja Iveković: Sweet Violence</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/projects/haris-epaminonda/">Projects 96: Haris Epaminonda</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2011/newphotography/">New Photography 2011: Moyra Davey, George Georgiou, Deana Lawson, Doug Rickard, Viviane Sassen, Zhang Dali</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/bensonprintedpicture">The Printed Picture</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/newphotography/">New Photography 2010: Roe Ethridge, Elad Lassry, Alex Prager, Amanda Ross-Ho </a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/originalcopy/">The Original Copy</a></li><li> <a href="http://moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/henricartierbresson/">Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/2008/jandecock/">Jan De Cock: Denkmal 11, Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, 2008</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1996/newphoto12/">New Photography 12</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1997/sherman/">The Complete <i>Untitled Film Stills</i> Cindy Sherman</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1997/newphoto13/">New Photography 13</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1997/alvarezbravo/">Manuel Alvarez Bravo</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1998/rodchenko/">Aleksandr Rodchenko</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1998/newphoto14/">New Photography 14: Jeanne Dunning, Olafur Eliasson, Rachel Harrison, Sam Taylor-Wood</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1998/goldblatt/">David Goldblatt Photographs from South Africa</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/1999/fameafterphotography/">Fame After Photography</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2002/burckhardt/">Rudy Burckhardt An Afternoon in Astoria</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/projects/1998/cumming/">Robert Cumming: Academic Interactive Exercise</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2007/jeffwall/">Jeff Wall in His Own Words</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2007/comic_abstraction/">Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making</a></li><li> <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2008/newphotography/">New Photography 2008: Josephine Meckseper and Mikhael Subotzky</a></li><li> </li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="column-c"> <div class="JS_Widget"> <a href="/widgets/collection/photography" rel=""></a> </div> </div> <br class="clear" /> </div> <br class="clear" /> </div>