Collecting Photography: The Seattle Art Museum

Curated by: Karen Love

For this exhibition Karen Love has selected sixty-seven 'infrequently-viewed" photographs from the collection of the Seattle Art Museum. Artists included in the exhibition are Berenice Abbott, Roy DeCarava, Walker Evans, Larry Fink, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Jim Goldberg, Helen Levitt, Danny Lyon. Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Lisette Model and Garry Winogrand.

The exhibition is accompanied by a poster with an essay on the reverse - "Public Collecting: A Personal View" by Rod Slemmons, Associate Curator of Photography at the Seattle Art Museum, a exhibition list and acknowledgements by Karen Love.

Supported by the Canada Council and the Leon & Thea Koerner Foundation, with assistance from Opus Framing Ltd.

Events

June 10, 8pm | Lecture by Rod Slemmons, Curator of Photographs, S.A.M. —The Genius of Diane Arbus in Context

Poster for the exhibition "Collecting Photography: The Seattle Art Museum"
Poster for the exhibition "Collecting Photography: The Seattle Art Museum"

Connections, meanings, and challenges.

What was your experience with this exhibition?

Experience The Polygon in the best way possible.

Members are among those who are closest to The Polygon’s work in the community and beyond. By contributing to a strong foundation of support, Members enjoy exclusive front-of-the-line privileges while helping to provide artists with a platform for their work, facilitate lifelong learning opportunities, and so much more.

BECOME A MEMBER

facebook twitter instagram

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

The Polygon Gallery continues the forty-year reputation of Presentation House Gallery in engaging the public with the most visionary artists of our time. A new waterfront landmark on Vancouver's North Shore, The Polygon offers a one-of-a-kind space to encounter contemporary visual art with a focus on photography.

Admission always by donation, courtesy of Slice 1