New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

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New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

This winter, the new acquisitions exhibition at Portland Museum of Art focuses on black-and-white photography, one of the strengths of the institutions growing collection. Running from January 9 to February 21, 2010, the exhibition features 37 photographs ranging in subject from early 20th-century agrarian life to contemporary portraiture. Artists represented include Chansonetta Emmons, Verner Reed, and Jon Edwards. (via Curated).

Selections from the exhibition follow.

New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

Jon Edwards, Eggs from the Eagle Island series, 2005

New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

Todd Watts, Portrait of Berenice Abbot, 1981

New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

Philip Rogers, Abby Shahn, undated

New Acquisitions 2009: In Black and White

Paul Strand, Tailor Apprentice, Luzzara, Italy, 1953, 1994

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