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Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

William Henry Fox Talbot, Nelson’s Column Under Construction, Trafalgar Square, April 1844, salted paper print from paper negative, courtesy of the Wilson Centre for Photography

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

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The Highlights of the Collection: Jacques Lowe

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With “Walter Kerr during first-night intermission,” Jacques Lowe captures at once Kerr’s unpretentiousness and authoritativeness at the height of his influence in the mid-fifties.

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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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