Photography Reinvented: The Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Collection
Sarah Greenough, Senior Curator and Head of the Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art
Sarah Greenough, the founding curator of the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, will discuss Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker’s collection of contemporary photography. Acquired between 2007 and 2016, their collection includes groundbreaking pictures by many of the most celebrated photographers of our time, such as Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky, Candida Hofer, Cindy Sherman, and Hiroshi Sugimoto, among others. Ms. Greenough will speak about the evolution of the Meyerhoff-Becker collection and note how these photographers - through their innovative experimentation and visionary conceptual scope - have changed the course of contemporary photography.
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