CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART PRESENTS ” ICONS OF AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY “

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CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) announced the opening of Icons of American Photography: A Century of Photographs from The Cleveland Museum of Art (June 24-Sept. 16, 2007), a landmark exhibition of 117 iconic photographic works covering the period from 1850 to 1960 from CMA’s renowned permanent collection. The show will be on view in CMA’s galleries, 11150 East Blvd. in University Circle. Admission to the exhibition is free; however, tickets are required. According to Curator of Photography Tom Hinson, “CMA’s photography collection has been built over time, always emphasizing quality over quantity. Therefore, in this exhibition we are able to see how this revolutionary invention was so instinctively and imaginatively used to create an enduring legacy of artistic triumph while recording the development of a nation.”