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The Fleeting Glimpse

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Tatooed Man at a Carnival, Maryland, 1970 Silver Print © Courtesy of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The Fleeting Glimpse

200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia 23220-4007
January 15th, 2011 - April 3rd, 2011

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.vmfa.museum
COUNTRY:  
United States
EMAIL:  
visitorservices@vmfa.museum
PHONE:  
804.340.1506
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat-Wed 10-5; Thu-Fri 10-9
TAGS:  
photography

DESCRIPTION

Featuring artists who transform common found occurrences in nature and humanity into unusual encounters and strange juxtapositions, this exhibition is the first major focus on the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' photography collection and marks the first collection sharing project with the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va.

The exhibition features provocative legends of the camera, including Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Blythe Bohnen, Judy Dater, Jen Davis, John Divola, Robert Doisneau, Martin Dorbaum, David A. Douglas, Roy DeCarava, Lee Friedlander, Ralph Gibson, Emmet William Gowin, John N. Heroy, Jr., Richard Kent Hough, Connie Imboden, Alen MacWeeney, Sally Mann, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Ray Metzker, Joseph Mills, Brian H. Peterson, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Ruth Thorne-Thomsen, Jerry N. Uelsmann, Garry Winogrand, and Willie Anne Wright.

The Fleeting GlimpseĀ is on view at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University from September 16-December 4, 2010 and then on view at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibition will travel throughout the Commonwealth in 2011.