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Great Minds and Stellar Talents Consider the State of Modern Photography

Monday, February 04, 2013


"What Is Modern Photography?" is the question posed at this symposium hosted by the Museum of Modern Art's Edward Steichen. An all-star panel of photographers, including Margaret Bourke-White, Walker Evans, Irving Penn, and Ben Shahn, give (or refuse to give) their individual, often contradictory, definitions of the controversial medium. The gathering provides a great snapshot of  the state of the art in 1950.

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What Is Modern Photography?

Monday, October 30, 1950

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Moderator: Edward Steichen, Director of the Department of Photography MOMA
Panelists are: Margaret Bourke White, Walker Evans, John Mealy, Lisette Model, Wright Morris, Homer Page, Irving Penn, Ben Shahn, Charles ...

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