© Valie Export, 1976
The newly curated exhibit at The MoMA, The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook, is serving up a serious helping of surreal photographic history presented as distinct "new visions" rooted in unconventional and innovative exercises that range from photograms and photomontages to experimental films and photobooks.
© Robert Heinecken,1988
This installation and "critical reassessment of photography's role in the avant garde" presents more than 250 works by approximately 90 artists, all of whom helped shape the role of photography in various defining movements, from Dada to Post-Conceptual Art. Works date from 1910 to the present and feature photographers such as Man Ray, László Moholy-Nagy, Aleksandr Rodchenko, Edward Ruscha, Martha Rosler, Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia to name a few.
On View in the Edward Steichen Photography Galleries, Museum Of Modern Art