Milwaukee Art Museum opens Exhibition of 1940s & ’50s’ Street Photography

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Ted Croner - "New York", 1947 - Gelatin silver print, 11 x 13 7/8 in. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of the photographer ©Ted Croner Estate. Digital Image /  ©The Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCALA/Art Resource, NY

MILWAUKEE, WI.- A unique and pivotal moment in
American history will be explored in
Street Seen: The
Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959, on view at the
Milwaukee Art Museum January 30 through April 25, 2010.
The exhibition,
which showcases urban street photography from the 1940s and ‘50s, provides new
insight into a time when the photographic medium and American society were both
at a cultural crossroads.