Keeping Shadows: Photography at the Worcester Art Museum

Main Gallery

Cutting the Card QuicklyHarold Edgerton, Cutting the Card Quickly, 1964, dye transfer print. Worcester Art Museum, Gift of James P. Harrington, 1986.189. ©  Harold & Esther Edgerton Foundation, 2003, Courtesy of Palm Press, Inc.

From 19th-century daguerreotypes to digital images from NASA space probes, this exhibition illustrates the history of photography as a documentary medium and an art form. Organized by the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, Keeping Shadows features work by such master photographers as Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Robert Mapplethorpe, Eadweard Muybridge, Man Ray, Cindy Sherman, and Alfred Stieglitz. An illustrated catalogue is available for purchase at the Block Museum gift shop, Block in Print.