MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern & Contemporary Art

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern & Contemporary Art

National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne until 7 October 2018

‘The National Gallery of Victoria, in partnership with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, presents MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art as the 2018 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition. MoMA at NGV provides a unique survey of the Museum’s iconic collection. Consisting of over 200 key works, arranged chronologically into eight thematic sections, the exhibition traces the development of art and design from late-nineteenth-century urban and industrial transformation, through to the digital and global present.’

Within this exhibition is the work of fifteen photographers:

Eugéne Atget, Margaret Bourke-White, Charles Sheeler, Lucia Moholy, Theodore Lux Feininger, Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Man Ray, Diane Arbus, Bernd Becher, Hilla Becher, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Andreas Gursky, Rineke Dijkstra.

Main photograph: Criss-Crossed Conveyors, River Rouge Plant, Ford Motor Company. Charles Sheeler.  Silver gelatin print. MoMA collection.

Photograph below: Eroded Rock. Point Lobos. Silver gelatin print. Edward Weston. MoMA collection.

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David Tatnall is an Australian fine art photographer & editor of View Camera Australia.

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