The Jewish Museum Shows Works by New York’s Photo League From 1936-1951

artwork: Marvin E. Newman - "Halloween, South Side", 1951 - Gelatin silver print - 19.1 x 24.1 cm. - Collection of the Jewish Museum, New York. © Marvin E. Newman. On view in "The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951" until March 25th.


New York City.- Drawing on the depth of two great Photo League museum collections, The Jewish Museum in New York City and the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio are collaborating on an exhibition of over 140 vintage photographs. “The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951”, a formidable survey of the group’s history, its artistic significance, and its cultural, social and political milieu, will premiere at The Jewish Museum through March 25th. The Radical Camera exhibition will then travel to the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH (April 19 – September 9, 2012); the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (October 11, 2012 – January 21, 2013); and Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL (February 9 – April 21, 2013).