Photo of the Week: Masterworks

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D Magazine's Fall Visual Arts Preview highlights the Carter's three concurrent photography exhibitions this season: American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White, Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light, and Masterworks of American Photography, an exhibition of various American photographers from the Carter's permanent collection.

Check out my three personal favorite photographs from the Carter's Masterworks show, and then go check out D's fall art preview.

Alexandre Jonson, Untitled, dye imbibition print, ca. 1948
Alexandre Jonson, Untitled, dye imbibition print, ca. 1948, Gift of Douglas Hill

Ed Ruscha, Flying A, Kingman, Arizona, from Twentysix Gasoline Stations, gelatin silver print, 1962
Ed Ruscha (b. 1937), Flying A, Kingman, Arizona, from Twentysix Gasoline Stations, gelatin silver print, 1962, ©1962 Ed Ruscha

Paul A. Greenberg, Swimmer, New York, gelatin silver print, 1982
Paul A. Greenberg (b. 1935), Swimmer, New York, gelatin silver print, 1982, ©1982 Paul A. Greenberg, Gift of Paul Brauchle, Dallas, Texas

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Wow, these are stunning. I especially love the gas station and how it captures its transience.

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