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Past Exhibition

Masters of the Camera: Stieglitz, Steichen and Their Successors


The images of thirty-three major photographers present American photography in terms of two opposing traditions––photographers who work for themselves, as represented by Stieglitz, and those who work for clients, as represented by Steichen.
Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, Margaret Bourke-White, Harry Callahan, Paul Caponigro, Imogen Cunningham, F. Holland Day, Jack Delano, William Eggleston, Rudolph Eickemeyer, Jr., Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Benno Friedman, Ernst Haas, Lewis W. Hine, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Nickolas Muray, Irving Penn, Arthur Rothstein, Ben Shahn, Aaron Siskind, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Jerry N. Uelsmann, John Vachon, James Van Der Zee, Weegee, Edward Weston, Minor White, and Geoff Winningham. Curated by Gene Thornton.