This category encompasses curated virtual exhibitions of photography which are hosted by public institutions such as museums, archives, and libraries, and which contribute to the knowledge of the history and practice of photography as a fine art.
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1896 Washington Salon and Art Photographic Exhibition
Three prestigious Washington, D.C. organizations played a major role in the establishment and acceptance of art photography in America. The Camera Club of the Capital Bicycle Club sponsored the 1896 Washington Salon and Art Photographic Exhibition. The Cosmos Club provided the exhibit space. And fifty of the salon's images were purchased to expand the Smithsonian Institution's national collection. National Museum of American History.
Concerning the Spiritual in Photography
Approaching photography and photographer literally as a "medium," this exhibition considers how historical and present-day practitioners utilize and reference intrinsic mechanics of light-sensitive media to achieve spiritual allusions and illusions. Photographic Resource Center at Boston University.
IDEA Photographic | After Modernism
A contemporary view of history from the photography collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, Princeton University Art Museum, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Recollecting a Culture: Selections from the Fotokino Archive
Recollecting a Culture is a study of the political and economic pressures on the visual arts of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It draws from the Fotokino Archive, comprised of approximately 14,000 prints and several thousand negatives, which was accessioned by the Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle, Germany, following reunification. Photographic Resource Center at Boston University.
Urban Life Through Two Lenses
The exhibition represents multiple approaches to history, material culture and time. Photographs by William Notman (1826-1891), re-visited and re-photographed by contemporary photographer Andrzej Maciejewski, with separate historical, photographic, and museological commentary. McCord Museum of Canadian History. [Flash and QuickTime required]
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