The Insistent Object: Photographs 1845 – 1986

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Prompted by the gallery’s acquisition of an important photograph of the early French photographer Charles Aubry, the exhibition deals with photographs of objects that have a particularly emphatic presence. Assembled over the last year, the exhibition is accompanied by a catalog with 27 full-page duotone reproductions.

To quote from the catalog’s introduction:

A Study of a Leaf (Heracleum Longefolium), c. 1864
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The exhibition included rarely seen works by Fox Talbot, Adolphe Braun, Carleton Watkins, Eugene Atget, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Man Ray, Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, and Robert Mapplethorpe, among others.

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