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April 4 – July 13, 2014

Beyond the Darkroom

Photography in the 21st Century

ROTUNDA GALLERIES


Since the invention of photography in 1839, the medium has constantly evolved with the development of new technologies. In the 21st century, photographic processes have shifted from the darkroom to the digital world, bringing new possibilities to the medium. Beyond the Darkroom examines a variety of photography-based works acquired over the past ten years for the museum’s permanent collection. Ranging from the text and photo-based works of Carrie Mae Weems to the digital montages of Stephen Marc, this exhibition showcases the great innovation in photography today.

Beyond the Darkroom is made possible by the generous support of Where magazine.
 

Botany Bay Plantation Boardwalk, 2009, by John Folsom (American, b. 1967), archival pigment print on board with oil and wax, gift of Retta Ruth Rein, 2010.004.