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Curators of All The Mighty World: The –1860

Gordon Baldwin is an associate curator in the department of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. He has been the curator for many exhibitions at the Getty Museum, including Grave Testimony: Photographs of the Civil War (1992); Roger Fenton:The Orientalist Suite (1996); Nadar/Warhol; Paris/New York (1999); The Man in the Street, Eugène Atget in Paris (2000); and Gustave Le Gray, Photographer (2002).

Publications include Looking at Photographs, A Guide to Technical Terms (1991); Roger Fenton: Pasha and Bayadère (1996); In Focus: Eugène Atget (2000); and Gustave Le Gray, 1820–1884 (2002). Prior to joining the Getty Museum in 1984, Baldwin made architectural drawings as an independent artist, and for his work was awarded the Rome Prize in 1977–1978.

Malcolm Daniel is curator in charge of the department of photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. A specialist in 19th-century French and British photography, he has curated numerous exhibitions for the Metropolitan, including The Photographs of Edouard Baldus: Landscapes and Monuments of France (1994); Eugène Cuvelier, Photographer in the Circle of Corot (1996); Edgar Degas, Photographer (1998); Inventing a New Art: Early Photographs from the Rubel Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1999); Benjamin Brecknell Turner: Rural England through a Victorian Lens (2002); and The Dawn of Photography: French Daguerreotypes, 1839-1855 (2003). Mr. Daniel received his Ph.D. in Art and Archaeology from Princeton University in 1991.

Sarah Greenough is curator and head of the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. She has organized numerous exhibitions that have traveled to museums around the world, including Alfred Stieglitz (1983); On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography (1989); and Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries (2001). She is also the author of many publications, such as Walker Evans: Subways and Streets (1991); Robert Frank: Moving Out (1994); Harry Callahan (1996); and Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set (2002).  Her exhibitions and publications have won many awards, including the International Center of Photography Publications Award for On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of Photography and the George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award for Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set.

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Curator Biographies:
Gordon Baldwin, Malcolm Daniel, and Sarah Greenough

Curator Biography:
Sarah Greenough

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