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Still Life

8 October 1981 to 3 January 1982

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Berenice Abbott
American, 1898–1991
41 exhibitions
Zeke Berman
American, born 1951
4 exhibitions
Brassaï (Gyula Halász)
French, born Transylvania. 1899–1984
22 exhibitions
Paul Caponigro
American, born 1932
15 exhibitions
Henri Cartier-Bresson
French, 1908–2004
36 exhibitions
Linda Connor
American, born 1944
3 exhibitions
Imogen Cunningham
American, 1883–1976
20 exhibitions
William Eggleston
American, born 1939
12 exhibitions
Walker Evans
American, 1903–1975
49 exhibitions
Lee Friedlander
American, born 1934
26 exhibitions
Emmet Gowin
American, born 1941
8 exhibitions
Jan Groover
American, 1943–2012
12 exhibitions
Florence Henri
American, 1893–1982
5 exhibitions
Barbara Kasten
American, born 1936
2 exhibitions
William G. Larson
American, born 1942
5 exhibitions
Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
78 exhibitions
Tina Modotti
Italian, 1896–1942
15 exhibitions
Wright Morris
American, 1910–1998
11 exhibitions
Paul Outerbridge
American, 1896–1958
13 exhibitions
Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009
28 exhibitions
Walter A. Peterhans
American, born Germany. 1897–1960
2 exhibitions
Lucas Samaras
American, born Greece 1936
26 exhibitions
Charles Sheeler
American, 1883–1965
85 exhibitions
Aaron Siskind
American, 1903–1991
25 exhibitions
Frederick Sommer
American, born Italy. 1905–1999
21 exhibitions
Edward Steichen
American, born Luxembourg. 1879–1973
88 exhibitions
Alfred Stieglitz
American, 1864–1946
44 exhibitions
Edward Weston
American, 1886–1958
50 exhibitions
Minor White
American, 1908–1976
16 exhibitions

New York Times Review of the exhibition


4 October 1981


In the history of the European avant-garde in the years 1910-20, the decade in which abstract art first emerged to challenge so many traditional beliefs about art and its meaning, one of the names that tends to get lost is that of the Swiss artist Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943). By all accounts, she was a remarkable figure, much beloved by her contemporaries and recognized by them as having achieved something very distinctive in her work. Yet the exhibition that Carolyn Lanchner has now organized at the Museum of Modern Art (t hrough Nov. 29) is the first retrospective to be devoted to her artin this count ry. In addition to giving us our first coherent view of Miss Taeuber- Arp's oeuvre, it is a show that casts an interesting light both on the early history of abstraction and on its subsequent development i n Paris in the 20's and 30's.

New York Times • Arts • page 1 • 1,506 words