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In Focus: Photographs from the Permanent Collection
January 19, 2010 - March 14, 2010
Halford Gallery
Bernard and Barbro Osher Gallery
"Meudon", 1928 by Andre Kertesz, American, 1894-1985, gelatin silver print on paper, Museum Purchase, 1984.1

This installation showcases twentieth-century photography from the permanent collection, including an array of recent acquisitions.  On view are painterly photographs dating from the Pictorialism of the early 20th century, through to large-scale contemporary photography.  Photographers represented include Berenice Abbott, Edward Burtynsky, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Sally Mann, and Alfred Stieglitz. 

"Untitled (Street Scene)", late 1920s by Alex Stöcker, German, ca. 1896 - 1962, gelatin silver print, Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund , 202.2009
"Yuban Warehouse", 1934 by Berenice Abbott, American, 1898 - 1991, gelatin silver print, Museum Purchase, George Otis Hamlin Fund, 1979.69