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Highlights of the Permanent Photography Collection

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Highlights of the Permanent Photography Collection

Abbott

 

Ellen and Richard L. Sandor Photography Gallery

January 27 – April 29, 2012

 

This exhibition surveys the history of photography beginning with 19th-century photographers, such as Nadar and Eadweard Muybridge, and concluding with recent works by contemporary photographers such as Luis Gonzales Palma, Xie Hailong and David Levinthal. More than 100 photographs from the museum’s extensive collection will be on exhibition.

 

Bernice Abbott (U.S. 1898-1991)

New York at Night (Westside Looking North
from the Upper Thirties)
, 1933

Gelatin silver print, 9 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.

Purchased with funds from the Charles Merrill Trust,
and the National Endowment for the Arts, 1973