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Magic in the Mundane: Modernist Photography from the Robert Marks Collection

September 15, 2017 - May 20, 2018

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Influenced by surrealism and other modernist art movements, early twentieth-century photographers expanded the traditional boundaries of the camera radically altering perceptions of everyday subjects. This exhibition features works by Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Martin Munkácsi, and George Platt Lynes, from the Robert Marks Collection at the Gibbes.

<i>Wauslwaler</i>, ca. 1925-28, by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (Hungarian, 1895-1946); gelatin silver print; 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks. © 2017 Hattula Moholy-Nagy / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Wauslwaler, ca. 1925-28, by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (Hungarian, 1895-1946); gelatin silver print; 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks. © 2017 Hattula Moholy-Nagy / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

<i>Suds</i>, 1947, by Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991); gelatin silver print; 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks © 2017 Berenice Abbott/Commerce Graphics

Suds, 1947, by Berenice Abbott (American, 1898-1991); gelatin silver print; 7 3/4 x 9 5/8 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks © 2017 Berenice Abbott/Commerce Graphics

<i>Jimmy Daniels, Singer Currently at Le Ruban Bleu</i>, 1933, by George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955); gelatin silver print; 9 x 7 1/2 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks

Jimmy Daniels, Singer Currently at Le Ruban Bleu, 1933, by George Platt Lynes (American, 1907-1955); gelatin silver print; 9 x 7 1/2 inches; Gift of Mr. Robert W. Marks

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