Photo Essay

In Search of New Topographics

In Search of New Topographics

"A turning point in the history of photography, the 1975 exhibition New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape signaled a radical shift away from traditional depictions of landscape. Pictures of transcendent natural vistas gave way to unromanticized views of stark industrial landscapes, suburban sprawl, and everyday scenes not usually given a second glance."

Source: http://www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/exhibitions/407#ixzz2g6Z5baUg

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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7 responses

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (4 Oct 2013):

    Nice Topographics john vote!!!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (6 Oct 2013):

    A GREAT STORY AND PICTURE ESSAY JOHN

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Oct 2013):

    I like that you venture out to show images in an inventive way and your photo collections are all outstanding...You have my vote!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Oct 2013):

    fantabulous architectural shots!!! I voted,

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Oct 2013):

    thanks for the link!

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson   gave props (10 Oct 2013):

    Well done, Mr. Linton. Voted.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (19 Oct 2013):

    Great finds and captures. Sure gets my vote.

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