Tagged with "photography"

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  1. The American Image: The Photographs of John Collier Jr.

    The American Image: The Photographs of John Collier Jr.

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    by Jim Spadaccini Published May 08 2007

    The American Image: The Photographs of John Collier Jr. was developed with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and College of Education’s Technology & Education Center (TEC) at the University of...

  2. Peggy Preheim: Little Black Book

    Peggy Preheim: Little Black Book

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    by Ellen Williams Published December 16 2008

    Vast expanses of white greet the visitor to the Peggy Preheim: Little Black Book exhibition at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (through Feb. 9, 2009) - - 20’ white walls, white frames, off-white mat board, white paper. An occasional black leather...

  3. Catherine Opie: American Photographer

    Catherine Opie: American Photographer

    Review

    by Danielle Linzer Published January 08 2009

    While each individual photographic series on view in "Catherine Opie: American Photographer" at New York's Guggenheim Museum is compelling on its own, together they comprise a unique and powerful exploration of community and identity. From her...

  4. Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants

    Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants

    Case Study

    by Angela Roberts Published June 17 2009

    The "Hidden Life of Ants" is a temporary exhibition on view through October 2009 that asks: What if we could see into the world of ants on their level? What would we learn? What parallels could we draw between them and us? We wanted to reveal their...

  5. Exploring the Arctic Seafloor: Photographs by Chris Linder

    Exploring the Arctic Seafloor: Photographs by Chris Linder

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    by Chris Linder Published August 07 2009

    Embark on an expedition to the bottom of an ice-covered ocean– thirty photographs and other media take you on an icebreaking ship through the frozen Arctic world, and give you a first-ever look at mysterious undersea mountains near the North...

  6. Leonard Nimoy: Secret Selves

    Leonard Nimoy: Secret Selves

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    by Sarah Brockway Published December 30 2010

    Monday arrived for a trek out to MASS MoCA! The three hour drive west to the Berkshires of Massachusetts is worth the unique experiences within the re-purposed factory buildings which house the museum. This visit did not disappoint. Secret Selves...

  7. Water: Our Thirsty World

    Water: Our Thirsty World

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    by Maraya Cornell Published June 22 2010

    The salient impression I had when I visited the Annenberg Space for Photography for the first time was that it doesn't provide a lot of space for photography. By photography, I mean still images captured on film and rendered on some static medium, such...

  8. Voices of Lombard Street: A Century of Change in East Baltimore

    Voices of Lombard Street: A Century of Change in East Baltimore

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    by Rebecca Sinel Published December 30 2010

    The Jewish Museum of Maryland and the two synagogues on either side of it stand on a small side street off of Lombard, a street lined with run-down and vacant buildings. After my friend and I were warmly welcomed at the museum’s front desk, we were...

  9. A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey

    A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir's Journey

    Review

    by Katherine Whitney Published November 30 2011

    On a recent day off from school I lured my 10-year-old son to Oakland Museum of California’s exhibit A Walk in the Wild: Continuing John Muir’s Journey. This ambitious exhibition sets out to cover a lot of bases, but my interest was how well it...

  10. Wanted

    Wanted

    Case Study

    by Kaia Landon Published March 05 2012

    Wanted was an attempt to get the community more involved with the museum by soliciting help identifying people, places, and things in photographs in the museum's collection. The exhibition included 50 photographs selected from photographs with the...

  11. The Civil War and American Art

    The Civil War and American Art

    Review

    by Kelsey McMillan Published April 07 2013

    "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or...