February 22 – May 19, 2013, Today color photography is so pervasive that it is hard to believe there was a time when this was not the case. This exhibition and catalogue explore the historical developments that led to color photography becoming the norm in popular culture and fine art. This project charts—from magazine pages to gallery walls, from advertisements to photojournalism—the interconnected history of color photography in the United States from 1907 to 1981. Respectively, these years mark the introduction of the first commercially available color photographic process and the published survey that signified the widespread acceptance of contemporary art photography in color.
Read more about the exhibition here.