The Art Institute of Chicago
$95,000
Chicago, Illinois
2009

To support the symposium and 2011 presentation of the exhibition American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White. Co-organized by the Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, Texas) and the Colby College Museum of Art (Waterville, Maine), this exhibition features works by Berenice Abbott, Walker Evans, and Margaret Bourke-White and examines how these photographers reinvented the genre of documentary photography.