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Photography and Depression

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Depression
© Courtesy of New Orleans Museum of Art
Photography and Depression

1 Collins Diboll Circle
City Park
New Orleans, LA 70124
January 1st, 2009 - April 12th, 2009

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Tue-Thu 10-6; Fri 10-9; Sat-Sun 11-5
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The New Orleans Museum of Art presents Photography and Depression an examination of depression in all its forms, including mental and financial, through 82 works from the Museum's permanent collection.

Featured artists include a virtual who's who of photography, including Ansel Adams, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Dorothea Lange, Danny Lyon, Eadweard Muybridge, George Tice, Alfred Stieglitz, Weegee and many more.

he works are accompanied by text excerpted from Culture and Depression, a 1985 book by Dr. Arthur M. Kleinman, the distinguished professor, psychiatrist, medical and social anthropologist who is also the director of the Asia Center at Harvard University.

Photography and Depression is the second exhibition in the _museological series at NOMA, organized by the The Freeman Family Curator of Photography, Diego Cortez. The first installment, Ari Marcopoulos: Architectures, was presented in Spring 2008.