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Major Collection of Middle Eastern Photography being Built for National Museums

. March 3, 2010

The Art Fund announces that it has embarked upon an exciting new venture – the creation of a national collection of recent Middle Eastern photography, to be owned jointly by the V&A and the British Museum. The collection will be known as The Art Fund Collection of Middle Eastern photography at the V&A and the […]

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Exhibition Highlights the Exceptional Beauty of the Platinum Process in Photography at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

Exhibition Highlights the Exceptional Beauty of the Platinum Process in Photography at The Philadelphia Museum of Art

. March 1, 2010

A cornerstone of photographic practice during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the platinum print is revered by photographers and viewers alike as one of the most beautiful forms of photography, with subtle and lustrous shades that range from the deepest blacks to the most delicate whites. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will present […]

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P. H. Polk Photographs Capture Ordinary to Extraordinary in Tuskegee

. February 27, 2010

To Make a Picture: The Photography of P. H. Polk from the Paul R. Jones Collection, on exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art open through May 23, explores the life’s work of Prentice Herman (P. H.) Polk (1898-1985). Polk was a Bessemer, Alabama native who became one of the most important African-American photographers of […]

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Cowboy Boots and Art at the New Mexico Museum of Art

. February 26, 2010

Sole Mates: Cowboy Boots and Art celebrates the art of the West and views cowboy boots as important symbols of western life. The exhibition includes paintings, drawings, postcards, advertisements, sculptures, video imagery, and of course boots. The images define changing aspects of the West, from 1880 to the present. The exhibition includes more than 130 […]

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Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen Large-Scale Sculpture Collective Subconscious Opens at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

. February 24, 2010

NEW YORK,- The Museum of Modern Art presents Projects 92: Yin Xiuzhen, the first U.S. installation of the artist’s large-scale sculpture Collective Subconscious (2007), February 24 through March 24, 2010. Yin Xiuzhen’s (Chinese, b. 1963) site-specific installations and sculptures bridge the past and the present, the environmental and the personal. Collective Subconscious is a 38-foot-long […]

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