American 20-21st Century Photography


(above: NASA Hubble, Cat's Eye Nebula, 2004. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:


A Letter from Japan: The Photographs of John Swope (12/21/05)

Accidental Mysteries: Extraordinary Vernacular Photographs from the Collection of John and Teenuh Foster (12/20/05)

Radical Vision: The Revolution in American Photography (12/14/05)

Ansel Adams: Celebration of Genius (11/15/05)

New Orleans: A Beloved City (10/26/05)

Nicholas Nixon: The Brown Sisters (10/25/05)

Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self (10/7/05)

Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer (10/7/05)

Addition of "Photographic Collage" by World-Renowned Thorney Lieberman to the Collection of the Rockwell Museum of Western Art (10/6/05)

Art History's out-of-body Experience essay by Robert Cozzolino (9/26/05)

Harlem: The Vision of Morgan and Marvin Smith (9/3/05)

Lee Friedlander At Work (8/31/05)

Betye Saar: Extending the Frozen Moment (8/24/05)

The Allen Sisters: Pictorial Photographs of New England, 1885 - 1920 (8/18/05)

John Szarkowski: Photographs (6/16/05)

Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design, 1927-1936 (6/16/05)

Clyde Butcher and Gus Foster - Wilderness Landscape Photographs (6/13/05)

Irving Penn: Platinum Prints (5/23/05)

Diane Arbus Revelations (4/26/05)

Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design, 1927-1936 (4/26/05)

Taking Place: Photographs from the Prentice and Paul Sack Collection (4/15/05)

Diane Arbus: Family Albums (4/7/05)

Acting Out: Invented Melodrama in Contemporary Photography (4/7/05)

Lee Friedlander: At Work and Sticks and Stones (3/24/05)

Just Look At It; essay by Rod Slemmons (3/24/05)

Seeing the Unseen: Photographs by Harold E. Edgerton (3/23/05)

Edward Weston: A Legacy; with article by Gail Stavitsky (3/3/05)

William Eggleston: Los Alamos (3/3/05)

Buckaroo -- The Photographs of Kurt Markus (3/2/05)

Street Credibility (2/28/05)

A Commitment to Beauty; essay by Barbara McCandless (2/15/05)

André Kertész (1/28/05)

Exotica: Photographs by Sally Grizzell Larson (1/25/05)

The Photography of Charles Sheeler: American Modernist (1/7/05)

Mark Klett: Ideas About Time (1/5/05)



Ansel Adams and Clyde Butcher (12/31/04)

Visions for the Next Millennium: Wilderness Photography (12/21/04)

Lewis and Clark Revisited: A Trail in Modern Day, Photographs by Greg Mac Gregor (12/20/04)

Jacques Lipchitz (12/19/03)

Ansel Adams: Masterworks (12/13/04)

John Szarkowski: Photographs (12/10/04)

On the Street: The New York School of Photographers (12/6/04)

The Allen Sisters: Pictorial Photographers 1885 - 1920 (12/6/04)

Edward Weston: A Photographer's Love of Life (11/15/04)

there is no eye: Photographs by John Cohen (10/28/04)

Passionate Observer: Eudora Welty among Artists of the Thirties (10/28/04)

Family Album: The James Rutkowski Collection of American Photographs (10/26/04)

Margaret Bourke-White: The Photography of Design, 1927-1936 (10/22/04)

Edward Weston: Life Work (10/1/04)

Ansel Adams: Photographs from the Collection of the John and Barbara Glynn Family; article by Steve Moriarty (9/13/04)

The Photography of Charles Sheeler: American Modernist (9/2/04)

Arizona: A View from the Mountains (8/30/04)

Speculative Terrain - Recent Views of the Southern California Landscape from San Diego to Santa Barbara; with essay by Gordon L. Fuglie (8/25/04)

Emmet Gowin: Changing the Earth, Aerial Photographs (8/13/04)

Trajectories: The Photographic Work of Robbert Flick (8/2/04)

Focus On: Florence Henri and Bathing Beauties (7/23/04)
Game Face: What Does a Female Athlete Look Like? (7/23/04)

Arrested Motion: 1950s Railroad Photographs by O. Winston Link (7/21/04)

Classic Images: From the Ansel Adams Archive (7/14/04)

Lee Friedlander At Work (7/14/04)

Quiet Pride: Ageless Wisdom of the American West, Photography by Robert Alan Clayton (7/2/04)

Spirit into Matter: The Photographs of Edmund Teske (6/29/04)

Luis Gispert/Loud Image (6/14/04)

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers in the Hood's Collection (5/27/04)

Trophies of the Hunt: Capturing Nature as Art (5/27/04)

Emmet Gowin: Changing the Earth; Introduction by Jock Reynolds (5/11/04)

There is No Eye: Photographs by John Cohen (5/4/04)

Visions for the Next Millennium: Wilderness Photography - Focus on Preservation (5/4/04)

William Eggleston: Los Alamos (5/4/04)

Ansel Adams: Celebration of Genius / Clyde Butcher, Photographer (5/3/04)

Edward Weston: Life Work (5/3/04)

Larry Sultan: The Valley (5/1/04)

Winogrand 1964 (4/23/04)

Diane Arbus: Family Albums (4/14/04)

Another Side of Ansel Adams: Santa Cruz and Beyond; article by Kathleen Moodie (4/7/04)

Peter Koch: Nature/Morte with article by Rick Newby (4/7/04)

Visions for the Next Millenium: Wilderness Photography -- Focus on Preservation by Clyde Butcher (3/17/04)

Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (3/8/04)

Passionate Observer: Eudora Welty among Artists of the Thirties (3/8/04)

The Land Through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (3/5/04)

Behind Your Eye: Doug and Mike Starn (3/5/04)

Sally Mann: What Remains (3/2/04)

Hometown Terre Haute: Photography from the Martin Studios (3/2/04)

New York Exposed: Photographs from the Daily News, Part I (2/24/04)

Shadow-man.1: Photographs by Wolfgang Hastert (2/23/04)

Transfictions: Jack Butler, Eileen Cowin, and Grant Mudford (2/23/04)

Side by Side: Marvin Lazarus and the Neuberger (2/9/04)

Diane Arbus Revelations(2/2/04)

Gary Schneider: Portraits (2/2/04)

Texas Rangeland: The Photographs of Burton Pritzker; essay by Teresa Hayes Ebie (1/24/04)

Photography of Richard Samuel Roberts (1/23/04)

California Dreamin': Camera Clubs and the Pictorial Photography Tradition (1/15/04)

Mostly Photography and Signs and Signals (1/15/04)

Brett Weston in Hawaii (1/15/04)


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