images in black and white

Education Hallway

Through July 2

How does photography, as a medium, art form, and documentary method, construct identity and stereotype? Six photographs explore how imagery in contemporary American media establishes visual expectations associated with such concepts as the “beautiful,” the “moral,” and even the “criminal.”

Organized by Curatorial Assistant Mir Finkelman (OC ’16)

George Gibson, James Clifford,
Charles Donnelly, and Matthew Martin:
All Held in Connection
with the Killing of Edward McGuire, ca. 1930
Gelatin silver print
Gift of Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz, 2016.19.26