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Salt and Silver: Early Photography, Opens Nov. 10

Linnaeus Tripe, Puthu Mundapum, View of the Nave. Trimul Naik’s choultry, 1858, salted paper print from glass plate negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

This exhibition offers a singular opportunity to see the rarest and best early salt print photographs in the world.

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Highlights of the Collection: Letter to the World

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Photographer Barbara Morgan translates the brilliance of Martha Graham into a black-and-white image.

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Ansel Adams, “Winnowing Grain”

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“Winnowing Grain, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico,” reflects photographer Ansel Adams’ interest in ancient cultures.

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Revolution & Ritual Celebrates 3 Woman Photographers

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Revolution and Ritual looks at the work of three photographers who explore and transform notions of Mexican identity.

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Highlights of the Collection: Berenice Abbott, Murray Hill Hotel

Murray Hill Hotel’s composition seems indebted to modernist photography of the period.

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At the Clark: Michael Childers – Portraits of Artists

Michael Childers, Andy Warhol Closeup, 1976, gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 in., Scripps College Andy Warhol, Clint Eastwood, Ray Bradbury, Mae West–the upcoming exhibit, Actors, Artists, and Authors: The Portraits of Michael Childers, at Scripps College showcases works by the photographer of the creative elite. Combining pieces from the Scripps College collection and works […]

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Highlights of the Collection: Ansel Adams, Winter Sunrise

Ansel Adams, Winter Sunrise, Sierra Nevada, from Lone Pine, California, c. 1944, 14 3/4 x 19 in., gelatin silver print, gift of Virginia Adams, Scripps College

Ansel Adams woke before dawn for five days in order to capture the key moment of sunrise over the Sierra.

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Highlights of the Collection: Hurrell’s Marlene Dietrich

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Hurrell, the master of the glamor shot, worked with Dietrich to create a portrait that incorporates contributions from both.

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The Landscape of Injustice: Ansel Adams and Manzanar

Ansel Adams,
Manzanar Street Scene, Spring, 1943,
Gelatin silver print,
Reprinted from Library of Congress

Ansel Adams extended his vision of American identity to the interned Japanese-Americans, arguing that they were born free and equal.

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Leonard Freed, Visitor to the Pompidou

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Leonard Freed Visitor to the Pompidou Center looking at art installation, Paris, France, 1977 Gelatin silver print Scripps College, Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback Though Freed predominantly focused on documenting urban life in New York, his photographic journeys occasionally took him into Europe. This image depicts an excursion to the Pompidou Center […]

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