Contemporary Photography

Highlights from the Collection

Through December 31, 2023

Highlights from the museum’s collection of contemporary photography hang in Avery Court. Featuring generous gifts and important acquisitions, the installation juxtaposes diverse conceptual and documentary approaches to photography by some of the leading artists of the past four decades, from Dawoud Bey to Louise Lawler.

Andreas Gursky (German, born 1955), Tote Hosen, 2000. Chromogenic color print. Alexander A. Goldfarb Contemporary Art Acquisition Fund, Contemporary Art Purchase Fund, and The Douglas Tracy Smith and Dorothy Potter Smith Fund, 2001.10.1