Ilse Bing, Can-Can Dancers, Moulin Rouge, Paris, 1931
Photo Eye: Avant-Garde Photography in Europe March 15, 2014 - July 6, 2014

Photographers working in Europe during the period between the two World Wars made some of the most memorable images in the medium’s history. Their goal was to infuse their medium with a fresh and distinctly “modern” style. Influenced by Cubism, Constructivism, Dadaism, and...

F. Holland Day, The Seven Last Words (detail), 1898
Truth and Beauty: Pictorialist Photography April 17, 2014 - February 16, 2015

Photographers known as the Pictorialists, who worked around 1900, were part of the first international movement in the history of the medium. Their mission was to prove the artistic merit of photography by strengthening its connections with the fine arts. To this end they made images that sought to...