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Collection in Context: Selected Contemporary Photographs of Hands from the Collection of Henry Mendelssohn Buhl

April 10 - June 7, 1998

Drawn from the expansive photography collection of Henry Buhl, the exhibition presents a selection of sixty-eight works dating between 1947 and 1995 by such renowned photographers as Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Annie Liebovitz, Ralph Gibson, Garry Winogrand, and many other notable artists.

Offering a fascinating range of photographic styles and techniques, Collection in Context ultimately takes an intriguing look at the metaphorical potential of hands.


Thursday, April 16, 1998 3:30-5:00 pm
Introduction of Henry Mendelssohn Buhl
  • Professor Raymond H. Starr, Jr.
    Psychology Department, UMBC
  • Dr. Amar Klar
    ABL-Basic Research Program,
    Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center
  • Professor Sam McCready
    Theatre Department, UMBC


Thursday, April 16, 1998
5:00-6:00 pm

An illustrated catalogue will be available for sale.

Organized by the Buhl Foundation

Curated by Marianne Courville

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