20th Century Photography


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This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American 20th Century Photography (published in Resource Library Magazine 1997-1999)" Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.

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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:


Singular Voices/Voices of Many: Photographs from the Sixties by James Hinton (12/31/99)

The Shape of Content: The Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive at Harvard (12/29/99)

Ben Shahn's New York: The Photography of Modern Times (12/29/99)

Man Ray's Électricité (12/24/99)

Shadowy Evidence: The Photography of Edward S. Curtis and His Contemporaries (12/23/99)

Anna Tomczak and Rebecca Sexton Larson: Manipulated Photography Exhibit at the Pensacola Museum of Art (12/22/99)

Arizona Highways: Celebrating the Tradition (12/7/99)

Encounters: James Ware Pitts (12/5/99)

RASJr25: Robert A. Schaefer, Jr. -- 25 Years of Photography (12/5/99)

Clara Brian: Home Bureau Photographs 1918-1926 (12/3/99)

In Praise of Nature: Ansel Adams and Photographers of the American West (12/3/99)

Philipe Halsman: A Retrospective (11/29/99)

Ansel Adams Photographs (11/22/99)

The Colors of Kent: Photographs by Kevin Fleming (11/12/99)

Gerrit Engel: Buffalo Grain Elevators (11/10/99)

By the Grace of Light: Images of Faith from Catholic New Mexico (11/6/99)

Susan Fenton: Hand-Colored Photographs (11/5/99)

American Modernism from the Stieglitz Group (11/4/99)

Douglas Mason: Maya Quest (10/24/99)

Kenneth Josephson: A Retrospective (10/18/99)

Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks (10/14/99)

Home: Photographs by Richard Colburn (10/14/99)

Bearing Witness (10/7/99)

Strong Hearts: Native American Visions and Voices (10/6/99)

Americanos: Latino Life in the United States (10/5/99)

Alvin Langdon Coburn: Photographs 1900 - 1924 (9/26/99)

William Eggleston and the Color Tradition (9/25/99)

Back to the Ranch: Photographs of the Diminishing East Bay Cattle Industry (9/24/99)

Ralph Russell Doubleday: Rodeo's First Professional Photographer (9/24/99)

Edward Weston and Modernism (9/23/99)

Short Distances and Definite Places: The Photographs of William Gedney (9/22/99)

"Animal Artifice" On View At The Hudson River Museum (9/20/99)

Brett Weston in New York (9/17/99)

Varian Fry -- Assignment Rescue, 1940-1941 (9/9/99)

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue (9/9/99)

Kristin Capp: Hutterite Photographs (8/21/99)

Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era (8/9/99)

Coney Island to Caumsett: The Photographic Journey of N. Jay Jaffee, 1947-1997 (8/3/99)

Modotti and Weston: Mexicanidad (8/2/99)

Unbroken Spirit: The Wild Horse in the American Landscape (7/17/99)

Photographs of America's Baseball Stadiums (7/13/99)

Selections from Camera Work, 1903 - 1911 (7/6/99)

Photographs and Prints by Women from the DIA's Collection (7/6/99)

Portraits of Seiji Ozawa & Other Photographs by Lincoln Russell (7/6/99)

Nadar/Warhol: Paris/New York (7/3/99)

William Wegman: Drawing, Video, Painting, Photography (6/17/99)

Summer 1999 Exhibitions from the Anchorage Museum of History and Art Collection (6/15/99)

Michael Johnson Photographs (6/14/99)

Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception at SFMOMA (6/10/99)

Photographic Tableaux: Tina Barney's Family Album (6/6/99)

Industrial Pennsylvania (6/6/99)

Forever in Search: Urban Street Photography in the Twentieth Century (6/3/99)

A Visual Reflection: Photographs by Richard Buswell (5/29/99)

Edward Weston, Photography and Modernism (5/15/99)

Peter Sekaer: American Pictures (5/13/99)

Center for Native American Art at Portland Art Museum (5/13/99)

"Today's Israelis - A Country In Transition," a photo documentary by Bruce Bennett (5/12/99)

After the Photo-Secession: American Pictoral Photography, 1910-1955 (5/12/99)

The Last Country, Photographs from a Community-based Project by Dona Ann McAdams (5/4/99)

Larry Clark: Tulsa at Everson Museum of Art (4/10/99)

Poles Apart: The Arctic and Antarctic by Galen Rowell (4/10/99)

The Passionate Observer: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten (3/29/99)

Harwood Museum presents Four Photographers (3/29/99)

Imperiled Landscapes - Endangered Legends: Photographs by Lynn Hyman Butler (3/20/99)

Paul Outerbridge Photograph Acquired by Laguna Art Museum (3/12/99)

Clyde Butcher, Wilderness Photographer, at Orlando Museum of Art (3/10/99)

Man Ray's Paris Portraits -- 1921-1939 (3/10/99)

Icons of the Twentieth Century: Portraits by Yousuf Karsh (3/3/99)

Feature: Jim Talbot (2/27/99)

Tucson Photographers in the TMA Collection (2/25/99)

By the Grace of Light: Images of Faith from Catholic New Mexico (2/25/99)

Still Time: Photographs by Sally Mann (2/23/99)

Kurt Weiser: Potter and Painter (2/23/99)

Gus Foster: Breathtaking Views (2/22/99)

Closing: The Life and Death of an American Factory (2/11/99)

Masterworks of the Photography Collection: Land of Plenty, Land of Contrast (2/3/99)

Pole to Pole: The Arctic and Antarctic (2/1/99)

Mood Poems: Selected Photographs by Kosti Ruohomaa, 1939-1960 (1/29/99)

Roy DeCarava: A Retrospective (1/15/99)

Mapping the West: Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Photographs from the Boston Public Library (1/12/99)

Fritz Kaeser: A Life in Photography (1/12/99)

Photographs, Pictures and Sculptures at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum (1/11/99)

Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe & American Modernism (1/3/99)



Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era (12/23/98)

Photographic Tableaux: Tina Barney's Family Album (12/19/98)

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Photographs by Walker Evans (12/19/98)

Fresh Visions: Rudy Loupias (12/17/98)

Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz (12/15/98)

Recent Work: Carrie Mae Weems, 1992-1998 (12/14/98)

Capturing Poseidon: Photographic Encounters with the Sea (12/9/98)

San Francisco's Old Chinatown: Photographs by Arnold Genthe (11/19/98)

Pueblo People: Ancient Traditions, Modern Lives (11/17/98)

Moments In Time: Master Photographs from the Currier (11/6/98)

Mostly Prague: Photographs by Anna Tomczak (10/28/98)

Natural Lighting: Landscape Photographs by Melville McLean (10/7/98)

Eyeing America: Robert Cottingham Prints 9/23/98)

Arnold Genthe: The Greek Series (9/22/98)

Imagining the Open Range: Erwin E. Smith, Cowboy Photographer (9/16/98)

Newman's Gift: 50 years of Photography (9/2/98)

Georgia O'Keeffe: The Artist's Landscape, Photographs by Todd Webb (8/22/98)

The Soul of the Horse (8/20/98)

Seeing the Unseen: Dr. Harold E. Edgerton and the Wonders of Strobe Alley (8/8/98)

Cuba, 1930-1958: Photographs by Dr. Roberto Machado (8/8/98)

William Wegman: Photographs, Paintings, Drawings and Video (6/7/98)

Qualities of Light: Photographs from the Permanent Collection (5/18/98)

Expanded Visions: The Panoramic Photograph

Sandy Skoglund: Reality Under Seige (5/18/98)

Costa Manos: American Color (5/18/98)

The Search to See: The Collection and Photographs of Frederick B. Scheel (1/12/98)

Hallowed Ground, Preserving America's Heritage (1/31/98)



Portals: Visual Delights Along Santa Fe's Canyon Road (5/97)

Northern New Mexico Diary (5/97)


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