Housewife in Kitchen, 1939.
Victor Keppler. Color print, assembly
(Carbro) process. George Eastman
House; gift of 3M Company:
ex-collection Louis Walton Sipley.
Seeing Ourselves: Masterpieces of American Photography from George Eastman House Collection
This exhibition from George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, presents photographic masterpieces that capture historic and contemporary moments in American history. The exhibition represents more than 150 years of photography, with images by such photographers as Ansel Adams, Mathew B. Brady, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Dorothea Lange, Eli Reed, Alfred Stieglitz, and manyothers.
The photographs are grouped according to the categories American Masterpieces, American Faces, America at War, America the Beautiful, and American Families, and key works in these groups document the American cultural experience. Through this diverse collection of visual images, the exhibition addresses the impact of photography on the nation.