In the Museums: Not-to-miss photography exhibits

Abraham Lincoln, November 8, 1863, platinum print by Alexander Gardner. 70 rare photographs on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art through July 5.

Abraham Lincoln, November 8, 1863, platinum print by Alexander Gardner. 70 rare photographs on view at the Chrysler Museum of Art through July 5.

VIRGINIA:

Chrysler Museum of Art:  Shooting Lincoln – Photography and the Sixteenth President, through July 5.

 

NEW YORK:

Museum of Modern ArtModern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909-1949 through April 19

MOMAModern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909-1949 through April 19

Seconds before Landing, from the series I Photograph Myself during a Parachute Jump, 1931©Willi Ruge (1882-1961). At MOMA in the Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909-1949

Seconds before Landing, from the series I Photograph Myself during a Parachute Jump, 1931©Willi Ruge (1882-1961). At MOMA in the Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909-1949 – through April 19.

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GEORGIA:

High MuseumGordon Parks: Segregation Story opens November 15 – June 7

Untitled, Alabama, 1956©The Gordon Parks Foundation. All Rights Reserved. At High Museum through June 7.

 

NEW MEXICO:

New Mexico History MuseumPoetics of Light: Pinhole Photography – through March 29

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MISSOURI

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art American Soldier: Photographs of servicemen and women, January 23 –  June 21

Soldier Birkholz: 353 Days in Iraq, 205  Days in Afghanistan, 2004©Suzanne Opton. All Rights Reserved. At The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art opening January 23 - June 21.

Soldier Birkholz: 353 Days in Iraq, 205 Days in Afghanistan, 2004©Suzanne Opton. All Rights Reserved. At The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art opening January 23 – June 21.

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