With the support of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Robert Frank roamed the United States in 1955 and ’56 in a Ford coupe, capturing some 2,800 documentary images on his Leica 35mm camera.
For much of human history, people were forced to imagine what the moon was really like. Was it flat like a disk? Made of cheese? Was it inhabited?
See what’s going on this week in the art and antiques world
A pioneer of precisionist painting and geometric abstraction as well as a celebrated photographer, Ralston Crawford (1906–1978) was equally fascinated by mankind and the man-made. Both subjects—and a link between Crawford’s artistic practices—are explored in the exhibition Structured Visions: The Photographs of Ralston Crawford at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
At the Detroit Institute of Arts, an exhibition of found photographs offers a glimpse of the heart and soul of the city.
An exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art examines the career of Doris Ulmann, from New York portrait studio to the byways of Appalachia
Mexico’s surrealist painters and writers are well-known; perhaps less familiar are its surrealist photographers.
Not an Ostrich: And Other Images from America’s Library, on view this summer at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles
Peter Aaron’s photographs preserve the majesty of Levantine sites damaged and destroyed in the ongoing conflict.
Clarence H. White, one of the pioneers of the pictorialist style in photography, is having his first retrospective in more than a generation, a traveling show now on view at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College.