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A History of Photography

October 20, 2018 to April 21, 2019
A History of Photography
900 East Avenue
Rochester - 14607 NY
Many of the social and political issues currently at the forefront of popular discussion have been present for multiple generations. This rotation in the History of Photography Gallery considers contemporary events in light of our past and underscores cyclical and persistent themes in American society-including race, gender, and colonialism, to name a few. The exhibition, curated by Ross Knapper, Collection Manager in the Department of Photography, features photographs by Barbara Norfleet, Mary Ellen Mark, Patrick Nagatani, Dawoud Bey, Larry McNeil, and Lim Young Kyun, as well as several unidentified photographers.

About the History of Photography Gallery
The George Eastman Museum photography collection is among the best and most comprehensive in the world. With holdings that include objects ranging in date from the announcement of the medium's invention in 1839 to the present day, the collection represents the full history of photography. Works by renowned masters of the medium exist side-by-side with vernacular and scientific photographs. The collection also includes all applications of the medium, from artistic pursuit to commercial enterprise and from amateur pastime to documentary record, as well as all types of photographic processes, from daguerreotypes to digital prints.

The museum's History of Photography Gallery is dedicated to rotating installations that demonstrate photography's historical trajectory through photographs and cameras drawn from the collection. The selection of photographs changes twice a year, and each rotation offers new opportunities to engage with the museum's treasures.

Ending Soon Photo Exhibitions

Nick Brandt: This Empty World
Nick Brandt: This Empty World
In This Empty World, photographer Nick Brandt addresses the escalating destruction of the natural world at the hands of humans, showing an earth...
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Found These Pictures
Found These Pictures
Early 2018, as I was approaching retirement as publisher of the newspaper that has been in my family now for four generations, I began to think again...
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The Space Between
The Space Between
The Julie Saul Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition that brings together twenty-seven artists who portray the many phases of intimate...
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Portraits of Colette
Portraits of Colette
The Julie Saul Gallery is pleased to present vintage portraits of the French author Colette in our Project Gallery by the great photojournalists of...
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Steve Hiett: Beyond Blonde
Steve Hiett: Beyond Blonde
10 Corso Como Gallery presents the first exhibition in New York of British fashion photographer Steve Hiett, featuring many of Hiett's renowned images...
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Light Sensitive 2019
Light Sensitive 2019
Internationally acknowledged as a signature exhibition for this art genre, Light Sensitive presents artwork created using traditional darkroom and...
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Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project
Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project
For more than 40 years photographer Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) has portrayed American youth and those from marginalized communities with sensitivity and...
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Cities in Dust: Victor J. Blue
Cities in Dust: Victor J. Blue
Victor J. Blue's panoramic photographs of the destroyed cities of Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, on view at the Bronx Documentary Center from April...
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Juried Group Show
Juried Group Show
Guest Juror: Hank Hauptmann, Artist & Director of Robert Klein Gallery, Boston
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Rania Matar: SHE
Rania Matar: SHE
"Rania Matar has spent her photographic career delving into female states of becoming, comparing the subjective experiences of girls and women in the...
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Nick Brandt: This Empty World (Los Angeles)
Nick Brandt: This Empty World (Los Angeles)
The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to make available the first seven of forty photographs available from Nick Brandt's newest series This Empty...
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Alfred Eisenstaedt: Portraits of the Past
Alfred Eisenstaedt: Portraits of the Past
Robert Mann Gallery presents a collection of iconic works by the "father of photojournalism," Alfred Eisenstaedt. The German-born American...
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Mona Kuhn: Bushes & Succulents
Mona Kuhn: Bushes & Succulents
"Bushes & Succulents is my artistic response to the ongoing currents in contemporary feminism. Reminiscent of Georgia O'Keefe's floral paintings, your...
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MAIN STREET: The Lost Dream of Route 66 by Edward Keating
MAIN STREET: The Lost Dream of Route 66 by Edward Keating
MAIN STRƎƎT is the result of 11 years of travels along Route 66 - the 2,400 mile stretch between Chicago and Santa Monica. Called the...
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James Van Der Zee: Studio
James Van Der Zee: Studio
James Van Der Zee, the celebrated African American photographer whose studio was at the crossroads of the Harlem Renaissance, depicted the lives of...
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Pipo Nguyen-duy: (My) East of Eden
Pipo Nguyen-duy: (My) East of Eden
ClampArt is pleased to announce "(My) East of Eden," Pipo Nguyen-duy's second solo show with the gallery.

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