Searching within term: Photography

The items below have been associated with the term listed above. The type of content is listed below each row and links to either a searchable interface for that collection (e.g., May Show Database, Exhibition History Database) or a browsable listing of all content of the same type.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
1.  Margaret Bourke-White: Industrial Pictorialist
A pioneering figure in 20th-century documentary photography, Margaret Bourke-White is famous for her scenes of modern industry, the Great Depression, and political and social movements from the 1920s through the 1950s.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
2.  Ingalls Library Reaches 500,000
The Ingalls Library recently reached a significant milestone. On January 5th, I cataloged the 500,000th item to enter the collection. A four volume set entitled Moriyama Daidō zensakuhinshū, the complete works of Daido Moriyama, pushed the library's volume count over a half million. Not surprisingly it took over a century to reach this number.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
3.  Hidden Magazine Rack: Artist Issues
The Ingalls Library collection includes approximately 1,200 currently received periodical titles. That is quite simply, an overwhelming number. This ongoing series features articles that discuss objects included in the museum’s collection of more than 46,000 objects, as well as articles written by museum staff members. Additionally, articles about the museum, its history and activities are noted. New to this feature will be updates on title changes to the Recent Acquisitions area as well as the “Hidden Magazine Rack”: notable titles that do not have a coveted spot in Recent Acquisitions.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
4.  A Book By Its Cover: the Romance of Modern Photography
Here we have the Romance of Modern Photography by Charles Gibson. One can't help being captivated by the gilt cover of this little book which portrays nine technicians developing, "the largest photograph in the world."
Collection/Type: Blog entry
5.  The Book of Books by Stephen Shore
Intrigued by the creative potential of print-on-demand technology, in 2003 Stephen Shore began making a series of books using Apple’s iPhoto service. Each book was a visual record of his activities on one particular day.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
6.  CMA Celebrates the Holidays
Collection/Type: Blog entry
7.  The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography
For a reference librarian, a new encyclopedia is an exciting acquisition, a new source of information. Suddenly there's a new trusted ally in the fight against the unknown. Okay, really, it's just a book. But we spend a lot of time sitting at a desk surrounded by books.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
8.  Detroit Disassembled
It is an easy storyline to say that the once great city of Detroit is in ruins. Shambles! The grand architecture that marks the skyline is largely vacant, industry and business close to extinct, and the landmarks empty and dilapidated.
Collection/Type: Blog entry
9.  Cherry Blossoms and Temples...Souvenir Photography in 19th Century Japan
Preserved in the Cleveland Museum of Art’s photography collection , but previously in the Ingalls Libra
Collection/Type: Blog entry
10.  Small Trades by Irving Penn
Irving Penn first published 91 of these photographs in 1960 under the title Moments Preserved: Eight Essays in Photographs and Words.
Collection/Type: Blog entry