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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS
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Pictorial and Modern Photographs from the Syracuse University Art Collection
steerage September 12 – December 14, 2014


The photographers included in this exhibition have extensive histories that span thematic periods and artistic styles. Taking their cues from Master Photographers like Edward Steichen, artists such as Berenice Abbott and Manuel Alvarez Bravo built on that foundation in order to explore the very art of photography. Utilizing their cameras, they created a new, modern vision for photography with a revised understanding of the camera and its capabilities. No longer tied to a pictorial past, these artists, and others, gave photography its own unique definition as an art form based solely on its ability to capture and create striking images. As a result, they too are considered Master Photographers...MORE.


Image to the left: The Steerage, 1907 by Alfred Steiglitz.
The Growth of a Collection
Part 1: 1981-2001

Growth September 12 – December 14, 2014


In celebration of the roots and early history of the permanent collection of the Southeast Museum of Photography, The Growth of a Collection highlights just the first 20 years of collecting, beginning with acquisitions by what was then Daytona Beach Community College’s Gallery of Fine Arts, directed by Dan Biferie from 1981 to 1991. Biferie initiated the plans to found the new Southeast Museum of Photography, which opened its doors in April of 1992....MORE.


Image to the left: Hobblebush, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN, 1968 by Eliot Porter.


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