Bearing Witness: Early Twentieth Century Photography from the Frederick M. Dawson Collection

October 20, 2023 – January 28, 2024 – Magruder II

Cheese Market in Edam, The Netherlands

Cheese Market in Edam, The Netherlands

Alfred Eisenstaedt

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This exhibition will highlight the long-term loan and generous gift of over 50 photographs from the Karen and Frederick Dawson collection of Life photography over the years. Featuring works by Carl Mydans, Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and Andreas Feininger among others, the work bear witness to early twentieth century ways of life, modes of transportation and customs. The OMA is grateful to Karen and Frederick Dawson for their gift of this collection of photographs.

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