MoMA’s New Chief Photo Curator Turns to Studio Photography for First Show

February 7, 2014

By Interview Conor Risch

© 2014 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Man Ray. Laboratory of the Future. 1935. Gelatin silver print. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of James Johnson Sweeney.

The first exhibition organized by new Museum of Modern Art Chief Curator of Photography Quentin Bajac opens this weekend in the museum’s Edward Steichen Photography Galleries. “A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio,” features 19th century, modern and contemporary photographs made by photographers and by artists who have used photography in their practices. Organized thematically rather than...

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