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Photography’s Last Century

Art | September 13, 2020 |

Photography's Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met

Photography’s Last Century
The Met, New York
March 10, 2020 – November 30, 2020 

Opening March 10, 2020, the exhibition Photography’s Last Century: The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection celebrates the remarkable ascendancy of photography in the last hundred years through the magnificent promised gift to The Met of more than 60 extraordinary photographs from Museum Trustee Ann Tenenbaum and her husband, Thomas H. Lee, in honor of the Museum’s 150th anniversary in 2020.

Photography's Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met

The exhibition will feature masterpieces by a wide range of the medium’s greatest practitioners, including Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Ilse Bing, Joseph Cornell, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Andreas Gursky, Helen Levitt, Dora Maar, László Moholy-Nagy, Jack Pierson, Sigmar Polke, Man Ray, Laurie Simmons, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Edward Weston, and Rachel Whiteread.

The exhibition is made possible by Joyce Frank Menschel and the Alfred Stieglitz Society. Max Hollein, Director of The Met, said, “Ann Tenenbaum brilliantly assembled an outstanding and very personal collection of 20th-century photographs, and this extraordinary gift will bring a hugely important group of works to The Met’s holdings and to the public’s eye.

Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met

From works by celebrated masters to lesser-known artists, this collection encourages a deeper understanding of the formative years of photography, and significantly enhances our holdings of key works by women, broadening the stories we can tell in our galleries and allowing us to celebrate a whole range of crucial artists at The Met.

We are extremely grateful to Ann and Tom for their generosity in making this promised gift to The Met, especially as we celebrate the Museum’s 150th anniversary. It will be an honor to share these remarkable works with our visitors.”

Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met

“Early on, Ann recognized the camera as one of the most creative and democratic instruments of contemporary human expression,” said Jeff Rosenheim, Joyce Frank Menschel Curator in Charge of the Department of Photographs. “Her collecting journey through the last century of picture-making has been guided by her versatility and open-mindedness, and the result is a collection that is both personal and dynamic.”

more. www.metmuseum.org

Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met
Photography’s Last Century
Image courtesy of The Met

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