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PPhotographs by photographers born 1940 - 1959:



Jan Dibbets (Dutch, 1941-)



Martha Rosler (American, 1943-)



see thumbnail to leftWilliam Wegman (American, 1943-), Before, On, After Permutations I, 1972, seven gelatin silver prints; overall: 33 11/16 x 33 7/8 inches (85.6 x 86.1cm), Museum of Modern Art, NY.





see thumbnail to rightWilliam Wegman, Stormy Night, 1972, gelatin silver prints, images: 14 x 10 3/4 inches, mat: 49 x 40 inches, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.





Michael Schmidt (German, 1945-)




see thumbnail to leftRobert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989), Carleton, 1987, gelatin silver print, edition 1/10, image: 19 1/4 x 19 1/4 inches, paper: 23 5/8 x 19 3/4 inches, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO. See nude.



Nicholas Nixon (American, 1947-)



Annie Leibovitz (American, 1949-)



Richard Misrach (American, 1949-)




see thumbnail to leftCindy Sherman (American, 1954-), Untitled A, 1975, photograph on paper, 41.4 x 28.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London. Since the mid-1970s, Sherman has photographed herself, not to make self-portraits, but to picture herself posing as characters she has invented. She has made many series of such photos, in which she has transformed herself through the use of cosmetics, costumes, hairstyles, body language and facial expressions. See model.





see thumbnail to rightCindy Sherman, Untitled B, 1975, photograph on paper, 41.8 x 28.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London.




see thumbnail to leftCindy Sherman, Untitled D, 1975, photograph on paper, 41.4 x 28.4 cm, Tate Gallery, London.




see thumbnail to rightCindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #17, 1978, reprinted 1998, photograph on paper, 74.5 x 95.0 cm, Tate Gallery, London.




see thumbnail to leftCindy Sherman, Untitled, 1982, photograph on paper, 115.0 x 76.0 cm, Tate Gallery, London.




see thumbnail to rightCindy Sherman, Untitled #126, 1982, photograph on paper, 182.8 x 121.8 cm, Tate Gallery, London.



see thumbnail to leftThomas Struth (German, 1954-), San Zaccaria, 1995, depicted: Venice, Italy, chromogenic print, 181.9 x 230.5 cm (71 5/8 x 90 3/4 inches), Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Here is a side altar in Venic's San Zaccaria above which Giovanni Bellini painted a Madonna in 1505. It reigns over the adjacent paintings and all the surrounding space. See Renaissance.



see thumbnail to rightAndreas Gursky (German, 1955-), Times Square, New York, 1997, chromogenic color print, 6 feet 1 inch x 8 feet 2 inches (185.4 x 248.9 cm), Museum of Modern Art, NY.



Flor Garduño (Mexican, 1957-), Canasta de Luz, 1989, gelatin silver print, 9 x 6 3/4 inches.



Tokihiro Sato (Japanese, 1957-), Breathing Shadows exhibit of photographs, 1988-1996.



See numerous examples:


Robert Adamson, Édouard Baldus, Hippolyte Bayard, Louis-Auguste Bisson, Mathew Brady, Julia Margaret Cameron, André-Adolphe-Eugene Disderi, Roger Fenton, Alexander Gardner, Josiah Johnson Hawes, David Octavius Hill, Félix Nadar [Gaspard-Félix Tournachon], Albert Sands Southworth, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Félix Teynard.


Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll), Thomas Eakins, Robert Howlett, Willaim Henry Jackson, Eadweard Muybridge, Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Jacob Riis, H. P. Robinson, and Carleton E. Watkins.


Jean Eugene Atget, Jessie Tarbox Beals, Anne W. Brigman, Edward Curtis, Frank Jay Haynes, Lewis W. Hine, Gertrude Stanton Käsebier, August Sander, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, and Clarence H. White.


Berenice Abbott, Brassaï, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Imogen Cunningham, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Gertrude Fehr, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Man Ray, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Alexander Rodchenko, Ben Shahn, Charles Sheeler, Ralph Steiner, Paul Strand, James Van Der Zee, and Edward Weston.


Ansel Adams, Margaret Bourke-White, Bill Brandt, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Harry Callahan, Robert Capa, Ralston Crawford, Robert Doisneau, Harold Edgerton, Walker Evans, Andreas Feininger, Yevgeni Khaldei, Wright Morris, Arnold Newman, Irving Penn, Aaron Siskind, W. Eugene Smith, Lou Stoumen, and Minor White.

Robert Adams, Diane Nemerov Arbus, Neil A. Armstrong, John Baldessari, Paul Caponigro, William Eggleston, Duane Michals, John Pfahl, Kenneth Snelson, David Hockney, and Joel Peter Witkin.




Jeanne Dunning.





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