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Helen Levitt (U.S.A., 1913–2009), New York, 1972. Dye transfer print. © Helen Levitt Film Documents LLC. All rights reserved. The Capital Group Foundation Photography Collection at Stanford University, 2019.45.54

Three Famed Street Photographers Captured the Quiet Desolation of American Life

In the photographs assembled for this show we’re able to see a historic diary of the lives of a broad cross-section of people. As pioneers of “street photography,” these three artists were attempting to be invisible, snapping moments of life lived before their...

Seeing Between the Lines

Using works created since 1950, The Medium Is the Message explores the relationship between subject, content, and material in an artwork. We asked Assistant Curator of American Art Aleesa Pitchamarn Alexander, who organized the exhibition, to provide a few lines about each.

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Q&A: What's your favorite work on display at the museums?

Do you have a favorite artwork at the museums? Share yours for a chance to be featured in our social channels.

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