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Tag Archives: photography

Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collectors – Charles and Elli Zimmerman

Aug

05

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern   Fashion photography is considered the middle ground between high art and advertising, the bourgeoisie and pop culture. Some of the most prolific fashion photographers have produced work in the last century that changed the way we looked at photography and editorial fashion. Charles and Elli Zimmerman are fortunate [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Featured Collector, David W. Foerster

Jun

24

Written by Caitlyn Cooney, Curatorial Intern Throughout art history, photography has often been the one medium holding its own standards. Unlike painting, drawing, sculpture, and the like, photography has carried the assumption that it is able to capture the “real world”, or that a photograph serves as an honest portrayal of what it depicts. David [...]

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Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors

May

16

Written by Caitlyn Gutierrez, Curatorial Intern The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens would like to present our more recent exhibition Collectors’ Choice: Inside the Hearts and Minds of Regional Collectors. In recent years this exhibition quickly became one of our most popular shows with visitors, showcasing prominent local collectors and the great variety of artworks of [...]

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A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art

Mar

10

Written by Caitlyn Gutierrez, Curatorial Intern The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens would like to present A Commemoration of the Civil Rights Movement: Photography from the High Museum of Art. This exhibit is composed of 22 photographic images captured over the course of the Civil Rights Movement, from 1956 – 1968. These photographs were [...]

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Top 10 Facts About Families During The Holocaust

Mar

10

Written by Caitlyn Gutierrez, Curatorial Intern Three Brothers, Tel Aviv                                1992 10           Even before the Holocaust, many Jewish families began to flee their homelands because of discrimination 9              A large number of Jewish families and individuals that were trying to emigrate were aided by the Japanese and granted visas to help them escape through China [...]

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New Photography Policy

Oct

03

In an attempt to improve our visitor’s experience of the Museum & Gardens, we are instituting a new Photography Policy. Below is a list of some of the main changes and important points in the Policy. The complete Photography Policy can be found on our website. Our main goal with this new policy is to enhance the experience of our visitors.

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