In the Collection: Treasures from Photography & Imaging

A photo of two young boys praying on a Mississippi country road.

Image Credit: Mary Ellen Mark, “Two Boys Praying in the Road”,  Tunica, Mississippi, 1990.

In the Collection: Treasures from Photography & Imaging addresses the ways in which the Department of Photography & Imaging has collected all forms of photography in an effort to capture the times depicted. The exhibition highlights some of its greatest treasures by some of the most profound photographer sand artists of our time. The exhibition is organized in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the School of the Arts at NYU. The exhibition also explores how the collecting of photography has transformed our teaching methods over the last thirty-three years.