The Best of Photography and Film from the George Eastman House Collection presents a wide-ranging selection of popular and recognized works from the history of photography. The exhibition explores photography from 1839 daguerreotypes to September 11, 2001, and includes such iconic photographs as Mathew Brady’s portrait of Abraham Lincoln; the first photograph of lightning; celebrity portraits by Nickolas Muray and Arnold Newman; Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage; and Robert Capa’s D-Day, Omaha Beach. The exhibition also features photographs by Ansel Adams, Diane Arbus, Margaret Bourke-White, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harold Edgerton, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Edward Weston, and many other prominent photographers. The film component of the exhibition includes film clips, celebrity portraits, motion picture stills, lobby cards, and movie posters for early films made before 1923. Tickets are $10, free for Speed members.
The Best of Photography and Film from the George Eastman House Collection was organized by George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.
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