Photography At MoMA: 1960 To Now

Edited by Quentin Bajac, Lucy Gallun, Roxana Marcoci, and Sarah Hermanson Meister.
Essays by David Campany, Noam Elcott, Robert Slifkin, and Eva Respini.

ISBN: 9780870709692

The Museum of Modern Art has one of the greatest collections of twentieth-century photography in the world. As one of three volumes dedicated to a new history of photography published by the Museum, this publication comprises a comprehensive catalogue of the collection post-1960s and brings a much-needed new critical perspective on the most prominent artists who have worked with the photographic medium over the last half-century. At a moment when photography is undergoing fast-paced changes and artists are seeking to redefine its boundaries in new and exciting ways, Photography at MoMA serves as an excellent resource for understanding this expanded field.

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Book Released through Aperture Foundation

The Notion Of Family
Photographs by LaToya Ruby Frazier.
Interview by Dawoud Bey.
Essays by Laura Wexler and Dennis C. Dickerson.

In this, her first book, LaToya Ruby Frazier offers an incisive exploration of the legacy of racism and economic decline in America’s small towns, as embodied by her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania. The work also considers the impact of that decline on the community and on her family, creating a statement both personal and truly political—an intervention in the histories and narratives of the region. Frazier has compellingly set her story of three generations—her Grandma Ruby, her mother, and herself—against larger questions of civic belonging and responsibility. The work documents her own struggles and interactions with family and the expectations of community, and includes the documentation of the demise of Braddock’s only hospital, reinforcing the idea that the history of a place is frequently written on the body as well as the landscape.

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LaToya Ruby Frazier WITNESS

Contemporary Arts Museum Huston
June 22 – October 13, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, June 21, 2013

LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS features photographs, videos, digital works, and a recent photolithograph series that speak to these conditions. Frazier documents Braddock’s deterioration with an unflinching eye and a gift for communicating through documentary images that connects her to other socially engaged practitioners like American photographers Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Gordon Parks. Read more…

LaToya Ruby Frazier: WITNESS is accompanied by a bound, illustrated catalogue including an essay by the exhibition’s curator, Dean Daderko, a checklist of works in the exhibition, and biographic and bibliographic citations

ISBN: 9781933619453
July 2013
18 black-and-white reproductions
36 pages

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