Princeton Weekly Bulletin October 12, 1998

Photography at Princeton

Photography at Princeton: Celebrating 25 Years of Collecting and Teaching the History of Photography" is on view at the Art Museum through January 3.

The exhibit includes more than 125 master-pieces from the museum's collection, dating from the early 1840s through the present. A fully illustrated catalog, available at the Museum Gift Shop, includes a history of the collection by exhibit organizer Peter Bunnell, faculty curator of photography and David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art.


"Ruins of the Pinckney Mansion, Charleston, SC," George Barnard, albumen print, 1865

"Eakins's Students at the Site for Swimming," Thomas Eakins, albumen print, ca. 1884

"The Flatiron Building, New York," Alvin Langdon Coburn, gelatin silver print, 1912

"Martha Graham-EKTASIS," Barbara Morgan, gelatin silver print, 1935

"Windswept Dune, Oceano, California," Brett Weston, gelatin silver print, 1947

"Canova's Venus, N.Y.C.," Joel-Peter Witkin, gelatin silver print, 1982

"The Brooklyn Bridge," Kenneth Snelson, gelatin silver print, 1980