Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday
On View
Final Days—Closing January 29
A Matter of Memory
Photography as Object in the Digital Age
First Contact
On Screen Through February 9
May 5–7, 2017
Passes On Sale Now
Photography Workshops
Historic & Alternative Processes

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Friday, January 20, 6 p.m.

Talks | Conversation with the Artist: Richard Renaldi

In conversation with Curator in Charge Lisa Hostetler, artist Richard Renaldi will discuss his work on view in Manhattan Sunday.


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Friday, February 17, 6 p.m.

Special Events | Exhibition Preview: Robert Cumming

Join us for a preview of Robert Cumming: The Secret Life of Objects. Guest curator Sarah Bay Gachot will give remarks in the Dryden Theatre, and artist Robert Cumming will be present.

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Thursday, March 2, 6 p.m.

Talks | Artist's Talk: Alejandro Cartagena

Artist Alejandro Cartagena will discuss his work, including the photograph on view in A History of Photography.

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Current Exhibitions

A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age

October 22, 2016 to January 29, 2017
Main Galleries

With the convenience and ubiquity of computers and smartphones, the majority of photographic images are being recorded digitally rather than on film. As this transformation has broadened access to photographic images—both in making and in viewing—in many contexts it has also obviated the need for photographic prints. Snapshooters, photojournalists, and commercial photographers rarely produce material objects as the final step in their process. As a consequence, photographs in the form of image-bearing sheets of paper are scarce outside of the art world.

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Photographic Processes Video Series View All


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