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Photography is a means of “writing with light”, and photographs have the ability to speak a range of dialects. This exhibition, co-organized with the Morgan Library and Museum, explores the history of the medium as a lucid, literate—but not always literal—tool of persuasion.

Press Release

The George Eastman Museum will open the exhibition Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World on June 18 in the Project Gallery. Organized in partnership with the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City, the exhibition of photographs is drawn primarily from the Eastman Museum’s rich holdings, supplemented by works from the Morgan and a private collector. It will be on view through …

The George Eastman Museum will open the exhibition Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World on June 18 in the Project Gallery. Organized in partnership with the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City, the exhibition of photographs is drawn primarily from the Eastman Museum’s rich holdings, supplemented by works from the Morgan and a private collector. It will be on view through September 18.

As its name declares, photography is a means of “writing with light.” Photographs both show and tell, and they speak an extraordinary range of dialects. Sight Reading explores the history of …

Location

900 East Avenue
Rochester, NY, US
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–5pm
Sunday, 11am–5pm