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Photographic Abstraction

August 16, 2022 through December 22, 2022
  • Arthur S. Siegel, Right of Assembly.
  • Ruth Bernhard, Tree Trunk.
  • Aaron Siskind, Jerome, Arizona.
  • Victor Landweber, Light Smog, Downtown Los Angeles, 10/10/84, from the Smog series.
  • Barbara Karant, 820 Ebony/Jet Floor 10 #9.

First-floor north galleries, including the Charlotte and Charles Rain Gallery

Since the advent of photography, artists have used cameras for more than straightforward documentation. This exhibition surveys the work of twentieth-century lens-based artists whose abstract visual vocabulary encourages the viewer to participate in the creation of meaning.