Julien Levy Gallery, ground floor
This exhibition of more than fifty-five photographs demonstrates the breadth of the Museum's collection, tracing the development of the medium from the early 1840s to the present.
Half the installation presents work by nineteenth-century masters including Gustave Le Gray, Francis Frith, Linnaeus Tripe, and Julia Margaret Cameron. Representing the twentieth century are works in both black-and-white and in color by a variety of artists such as Diane Arbus, Steve McCurry, Gordon Parks, and Gilles Peress.
Katherine Ware • Curator of Photographs, the Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art