Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents "Photography Is Art"

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents "Photography Is Art"
Justine Kurland, The Wall, 2000, inkjet print, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2019.2 Photo by Justine Kurland

Has photography always been considered art? Though widely accepted today as a medium in its own right, art museums have not always embraced photography. In fact, it wasn’t until the late 1970s and early 1980s that many museums began actively collecting and displaying photographs.

"Photography Is Art" tells the story of American photographers’ efforts, from the late 19th century on, to explore and proclaim photography’s artfulness. Drawn from the Carter’s expansive and renowned photography collection, this exhibition reveals how artists shaped their medium’s artistic language.

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Amon Carter Museum of American Art
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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Admission is free.