Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tang Museum receives gift of 500 works from collector Jack Shear

Nan Goldin, Pawel’s Back, East Hampton, 1996, 1996, cibachrome print.
NEW YORK---The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College has received a gift of 500 photographs from photographer, curator, and collector Jack Shear. The works included in the donation span the history of the medium and include pieces by Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Eugène Atget, Richard Avedon, Nan Goldin, Emmet Gowin, Katy Grannan, Lewis Hine, Peter Hujar, Sally Mann, Robert Mapplethorpe, Vik Muniz, Catherine Opie, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Carrie Mae Weems, Edward Weston, and Joel Peter Witkin, among others. [link]