New York

Horst P. Horst, Costume for Salvador Dali’s “Dreams of Venus,” 1939, black-and-white photograph, 7 1/2 X 10".

Horst P. Horst, Costume for Salvador Dali’s “Dreams of Venus,” 1939, black-and-white photograph, 7 1/2 X 10".

New York

The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today

MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
August 1–November 1, 2010

Kunsthalle Zurich
Limmatstrasse 270
July 17, 2013–May 13, 2011

Curated by Roxana Marcoci

In her seminal 1979 essay charting the possibilities for postwar sculpture, Rosalind Krauss pointed to photography’s imbrication within the medium’s “expanded field.” After all, many site-based works migrated from the confines of the white cube only to return to it in the form of photographic documentation. Curator Roxana Marcoci locates this moment within the ongoing—but often overlooked—dialogue between the two mediums in an ambitious exhibition of more than 300 works by 118 artists (Eugène Atget, Constantin Brancusi, Fischli & Weiss, and Rachel Harrison, to name a few) that examines the way photography has informed and challenged our understanding of sculpture from the dawn of modernism to the present day. Travels to the Kunsthaus Zürich, Feb. 25–May 13, 2011.