TruthBeauty: Pictorialism & the Photograph as Art, 1845-1945

February 3 - May 9, 2010

McNay Art Museum

6000 North New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78209 Get directions

(210) 824-5368

TruthBeauty presents over 130 masterworks from modernist photographers such as Alvin Langdon Coburn, F. Holland Day, Robert Demachy, Frederick Evans, Gertrude Kasebier, Heinrich Kuhn, Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz. From stunning photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, Peter Henry Emerson, and Hill & Adamson to early works by Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham and Edward Weston, these artists convey the Pictorialism movement’s evolution and influence on photography and art. This exhibition is curated by George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film and was also exhibited at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

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