Berenice Abbott’s capture of New York City in transition is the subject of a current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
From a new book, a selection of astonishing and charming photographic portraits of country folk in early twentieth-century Sweden
Current and coming: Women in Focus at the High
Underexposed: Women Photographers from the Collection spans almost two hundred years of women’s contributions to photography
Current and coming: Changing lenses at the Jewish Museum
The story of the exhibition Modern Look: Photography and the American Magazine
New views of Dorothea Lange at MoMA
It’s hard to believe that Dorothea Lange, perhaps the most famous of the photographers who worked for the Depression-era Farm Security Administration, hasn’t had a retrospective in more than fifty years
In Chicago, Photos meet Folk Art
As part of their Photography + series, the Art Institute of Chicago is examining the influence of photography and folk art on American culture in the Depression years by bringing together FSA images and folk artifacts emblematic of those painted for the Index.
Robert Frank, photographer (1924–2019)
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.
Shoot the moon: Three exhibitions on lunar photography
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?
Openings & Closings: Exhibitions, Shows, Fairs 9/2/19–9/8/19
See what’s going on this week in the art and antiques world
Ralston Crawford’s visions of man and machine at the Nelson-Atkins
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.