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Edward S. Curtis: One Hundred Masterworks

June 19 - September 18, 2016

Over one hundred years ago, Edward Curtis (born in 1868) set out on a monumental quest to make an unprecedented, comprehensive record of the North American First Nations. Curtis’ core mission was to safeguard and preserve their ‘sacred legacy’ for future generations by creating a permanent record of their lives in photographs, film, sound, and text. Today this work stands as a landmark in the history of photography, book publishing, ethnography, and the history of the American West.

One Hundred Masterworks is an extraordinary selection of Curtis’ photographs, which highlights both iconic and previously little-known images. The collection from which this exhibition is drawn comprises over 3,000 vintage Curtis photographs and related objects.


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