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Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century

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Artificial Light: Flash Photography in the Twentieth Century is an exhibit about the invention of the flasbulb in photography. The 1920s saw the mass production of flashbulbs, turning the art of photography on its head. Photographers were now able to capture movement and action, proving important for use in the journalistic world. Mark Cohen, Andy Warhol, William Klein, Robert Mapplethorpe, Robert Frank, William Eggleston, Richard Avedon, Barbara Morgan, Weegee and Lee Friedlander are some of the artists showcased. 

 

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