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Robert Bergman: Portraits, 1986–1995

October 11, 2009 – January 10, 2010
West Building, Ground Floor, Inner Tier Galleries G33 and G34

Installation view of Robert Bergman: Portraits, 1986-1995, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives


This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: 30 color photographs by American photographer Robert Bergman were on view in the exhibition. The images were selected from a recent gift to the Gallery of more than 90 photographs by Bergman, most of which had never before been exhibited.

On November 1, author Toni Morrison read "The Fisherwoman," her introduction to Robert Bergman's book A Kind of Rapture.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. Sarah Greenough, senior curator of photographs, was curator.

Attendance: 35,421

Other Venues: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, June 18–August 22, 2010