“Close to Home: Photographers and Their Families”

“Close to Home: Photographers and Their Families”—American Art Museum, through July 24

This exhibition presents photographs made during the past three decades by established and emerging artists. It features 32 color and black-and-white photographs from the museum’s permanent collection by nine contemporary photographers.

Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, gift of Haluk and Elisa Soykan

Posted: 10 February 2011
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