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stieglitz-reception

Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz (February 3–May 8, 1983), Opening Reception, February 1, 1983, Sarah Greenough, Georgia O'Keeffe, and J. Carter Brown. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

1958

Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz

Exhibition of Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, Doris Bry


1968

Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz from the Alfred Stieglitz Collection of the National Gallery of Art


1983


Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings, Sarah Greenough and Juan Hamilton

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Ansel Adams: Classic Images (October 6, 1985–January 26, 1986), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

1985

Ansel Adams: Classic Images

Ansel Adams: Classic Images. The Museum Set, James Alinder and Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr.


1987

New York Interpreted: Joseph Stella, Alfred Stieglitz

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On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography (May 7–July 30, 1989), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

1989

On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography

On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography, Sarah Greenough, Joel Snyder, David Travis, and Colin Westerbeck


1990

The Art of Paul Strand

Paul Strand: An American Vision, Sarah Greenough

1991

Walker Evans: Subway Photographs and Other Recent Acquisitions

Walker Evans: Subways and Streets, Sarah Greenough
 

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Robert Frank: Moving Out (October 2–December 31, 1994), Preview and Reception, September 28, 1994, Robert Frank, Sarah Greenough, and Lisa Lyons. Photograph by Rex Stucky. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

1992

Stieglitz in the Darkroom


1994

The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century, Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection

Robert Frank: Moving Out

Robert Frank: Moving Out, Sarah Greenough, Philip Brookman, W.S. Di Piero, Martin Gasser and John Hanhardt

callahan-reception

Harry Callahan (March 3–May 22, 1996), Trustees’ Reception, February 29, 1996, Tipper Gore with Harry and Eleanor Callahan. Photograph by Steve O’Toole. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

2001

Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries

Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries, Sarah Greenough, with William C. Agee, Charles Brock, John Cauman, Ruth E. Fine, Pepe Karmel, Jill Kyle, Barbara Buhler Lynes, Townsend Ludington, Anne McCauley, Bruce Robertson, Helen M. Shannon, and Ann Temkin


2002

Alfred Stieglitz: Known and Unknown  

Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set—Volume 1 and II: The Alfred Stieglitz Collection of Photographs, Sarah Greenough


2004

All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860

All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860, Sarah Greenough,
Gordon Baldwin, and Malcolm Daniel

penn-installation

Irving Penn: The Platinum Prints (June 19–October 2, 2005), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives


2005

André Kertész

André Kertész, Sarah Greenough, Robert Gurbo and Sarah Kennel

Irving Penn: Platinum Prints

Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, Sarah Greenough

Nicholas Nixon: The Brown Sisters

foto-installation

Foto: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945 (June 10–September 3, 2007), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

snapshot

The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888-1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson (October 7–December 31, 2007), Sarah Greenough and Diane Waggoner. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888–1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson

The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888–1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson, Sarah Greenough and Diane Waggoner, with Sarah Kennel and Matthew S. Witkovsky

Modern Lab: Surrealism


2008

Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860

Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840–1860, Roger Taylor, with Larry J. Schaaf

In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet

In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet, Kimberly Jones, with Simon Kelly, Sarah Kennel, and Helga Aurisch

fontainebleau

In the Forest of Fontainebleau: Painters and Photographers from Corot to Monet (March 2–June 8, 2008), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

Richard Misrach: On the Beach

Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz

Modern Lab: Radical Light Fixtures—László Moholy-Nagy & Co.


2009

Looking In: Robert Frank’s “The Americans”

Looking In: Robert Frank’s “The Americans” Sarah Greenough, with Stuart Alexander, Philip Brookman, and Martin Gasser

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The Pre-Raphaelite Lens: British Photography and Painting, 1848-1875 (October 31, 2010–January 30, 2011), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

The Pre–Raphaelite Lens: British Photography and Painting, 1848–1875

The Pre–Raphaelite Lens: British Photography and Painting, 1848–1875, Diane Waggoner, with Tim Barringer, Joanne Lukitsh, Jennifer L. Roberts, and Britt Salvesen


2011

Lewis Baltz: Prototypes/Ronde de Nuit

Modern Lab: The Found Alphabet

Harry Callahan at 100

tell-it-with-pride

Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial (September 15, 2013–January 20, 2014), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

winogrand

Garry Winogrand (March 2–June 8, 2014), Installation, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives