What do Ansel Adams, Alfred Steiglitz, and Diane Arbus all have in common?

They are part of an amazing group show currently on exhibit in MOMAs Edward Steichen Photography Galleries
There are a few other folks in the show:
Atget, Harry Callahan,Tina Modotti,Edward Weston,Bernice Abbott,Dorthea Lange, Rodchenko,Moholy-Nagy,Lee Friedlander, Gary Winogrand, William Eggleston,Paul Strand, Brassai, Eadweard J. Muybridge,August Sander, Harry Callahan, Thomas Struth and I’m sure I’ve missed a few.

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Garry Winogrand Couple at Zoo Looking at Each Other, Wolf in Cage, New York, from “The Animals” c.1962

Woah. It is an overwhelming exhibit of some of the finest photography in over a century of the art. And many of their classic images, so even if you think you may be unfamiliar with an artist, their iconic photographs will give you the warm fuzzies of recognition.

As the summer winds down, it’s the museums that’ll be a great respite from the heat.They bring out the hidden treasures of their permanent collections for the visitors or tourists, to show off what they’ve got. It’s a lot easier to show what you have, than mount a new exhibit.
Works for us.
The galleries are closed because most of the people that buy the work are on vacation. Can’t blame them. It’s a business.

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© JoAnn Verburg

Also currently at the museum is an exhibit entitled Present Tense:Photographs by JoAnn Verburg

. The strength of this show, is in the hanging. The way the rooms are set, and the placement of the images further plays on the diptychs and triptychs theme that pervades her work. In one room there is a collection of images that, on their own have a life, but in a collaged sort of arrangement on the wall tells a much richer story.So it’s a show to see in person if you can. The accompanying book is fine but was a disappointment after the show.

Cheers!
Damon Webster

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  • Oct. 19th -22nd, 2016
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  • Met Breuer
  • Diane Arbus-In The Beginning
  • July 12th – November 27th, 2016
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  • Whitney Museum
  • DANNY LYON: MESSAGE TO THE FUTURE
  • June 17, 2016 – Sept. 25th, 2016
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  • New York, NY 10014
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  • Getty Center
  • Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium
  • March 15–July 31, 2016
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA. 90049
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  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Nan Goldin
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 11 West 53 Street
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel:212-708-9400
  • Yossi Milo Gallery
  • Simen Johan
  • May 26–August 10, 2016
  • 245 Tenth Avenue
  • New York,NY 10001
  • Tel: 212-414-0370
  • Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • A COOL BREEZE
  • JULY 6 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
  • 41 East 57th Street, Suite 1406
  • New York,NY 10022
  • Tel: 212-334-0100
  • KlompChing Gallery
  • FRESH 2016
  • July 13–August 6, 2016
  • 89 Water Street
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 11201
  • Phone:212.796.2070
  • Peter Fetterman Gallery
  • Neil Leifer
  • June 4 – September 3, 2016
  • 2525 Michigan Avenue Gallery A1
  • Santa Monica, CA
  • 90404
  • Phone: 310.453.6463
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play
  • Through July 31st, 2016
  • 1000 Fifth Avenue (at 82nd Street)
  • New York, NY 10028
  • Phone: 212-535-7710

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