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Walking Tour: Photography's Last Century: The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection at the Met

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This exhibition will celebrate the remarkable ascendancy of photography in the last century, and Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee's magnificent promised gift of over sixty extraordinary photographs in honor of the Met's 150th anniversary in 2020.  Photography’s Last Century (March 10, 2020 through June 28, 2020) will include masterpieces by the medium's greatest practitioners, including works by Dora Maar, Man Ray, Edward Weston, Diane Arbus, and many more.  The collection is particularly notable for its breadth and depth of works by women artists, its sustained interest in the nude, and its focus on artists' beginnings. Paul Strand's 1916 view from the viaduct confirms his break with the Pictorialist past and establishes the artist's way forward as a cutting-edge modernist; Walker Evans's shadow self-portraits from 1927 mark the first inkling of a young writer's commitment to visual culture; and Cindy Sherman's intimate nine-part portrait series from 1976 predates her renowned series of "film stills" and confirms her striking ambition and stunning mastery of the medium at the age of twenty-two.


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Page Knox 



Please read:  Please note: Date change TO Wednesday, June 3 FROM Thursday, June 4.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/3/2020 - 6/3/2020 Weekly - Wed 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art  Map Page Knox