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Exhibition: Sculpture & Early Photography

This exhibition - now showing in Zurich - provides an insight into the relationship between the history of photography and sculpture. Since its invention in the first half of the 19th Century, photography provided opportunities to study art and a method to document, interpret and evaluate. Sculpture was one of its first subjects.

A collection of more than 300 photographs from the early days of photography to the present.The works come from more than 100 major photographers and style-dimensional artists. They show how photography influenced the concept of sculpture and defined it anew in a creative way. This is the same exhibition that was held last year at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

By Roxana Marcoci, a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, designed and supervised in Zurich by Tobia Bezzola. The exhibition was organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, under the auspices of the International Council of The Museum of Modern Art.

Details of the exhibit can be found here.


Photo: William Henry Fox Talbot, Bust of Patroclus, before 7 February 1846. Salt paper print from calotype-negative, 17.8 x 16 cm. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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