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Photograph Study Room

Library and Image Collections Exhibitions Featuring Photography

1982

Myth and Reality: A Survey of 19th-Century Photographs and Reproductive Prints from the Photographic Archives

1986

Le Salon

1989

Expositions and World’s Fairs, 1851–1939

1993

The Bombing of the Uffizi

2004

Revelations from Reproductions: Fifteenth-Century Italian Paintings in the National Gallery of Art

Documenting Diego Rivera: Tina Modotti, Lucienne Bloch, and the Frescoes of Diego Rivera

2005

Books of Ed Ruscha

2006

A Scholar in Cézanne’s Provence: The John Rewald Collections at the National Gallery of Art

Photographic Beginnings: Selections from the National Gallery of Art Library

2007

Undisturbed by Color: Art and the Early Photographic Album

Character of Form: Clarence Kennedy and the Sculpture of Desiderio da Settignano (see related exhibition)

2008

Documenting Discovery: The Excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum

2009

Reading the Modern Photography Book: Changing Perceptions

Caught in the Act: The Artist at Work: Selections from the Paul Katz Archive and Related Collections

2010

Picturing the Victorians: British Photographs and Reproductive Prints from the Department of Image Collections

2011

Publishing Modernism: The Bauhaus in Print

The Solemnity of Shadows: Juan Laurent's Vision of Spain

2013

In the Library: The European Grand Tour

2014

In the Library: Preservation and Loss during World War II

2015

From the Library: Photobooks After Frank