Wexner Center for the Arts presents More American Photographs

Wexner Center for the Arts presents More American Photographs on January 27–April 7, 2013.

More American Photographs features more than 120 works selected from the renowned Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographs taken between 1934 and 1944, juxtaposed with newly commissioned photographs of 21st-century America by 12 contemporary photographers. Select FSA archival materials, cameras, and two documentaries are also on view. The exhibition is organized by the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, and is curated by Jens Hoffman.

The 12 contemporary artists featured in the exhibition are Walead Beshty, Larry Clark, Roe Ethridge, Katy Grannan, William E. Jones, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie, Martha Rosler, Collier Schorr, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, and Hank Willis Thomas. FSA photographers whose works are represented are Esther Bubley, Marjory Collins, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Carl Mydans, Gordon Parks, Marion Post Wolcott, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, and John Vachon.

Wexner Center for the Arts
The Ohio State University
1871 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43210
T 614 292 3535
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