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Indianapolis Museum of Art to Exhibit Recently Acquired Photographs by Weegee

INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The Indianapolis Museum of Art today announced it will premiere an exhibition showcasing 48 works selected from the Museum’s recent major acquisition of 210 photographs by Arthur Fellig, the father of New York Street photography better known as Weegee the Famous. Shots in the Dark: Photos by Weegee the Famous, on view exclusively at the IMA from April 17, 2010 to January 16, 2011, will follow Weegee’s career from 1931 to 1965, when his photography chronicled the daily workings of the city. Shots in the Dark marks the first time that these works will be displayed publicly since the Museum acquired this extraordinary collection of photographs in 2008.