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Newest Museum of Art Exhibition is ‘Good News for Webbheads’ (Maine Sunday Telegram) Archives

Todd Webb, "The Battery, Lower Manhattan, New York (Peanut Man)," 1945. Vintage gelatin silver print. ©Todd Webb. Courtesy of Evans Gallery and Estate of Todd and Lucille Webb, Portland, Maine, U.S.A.


The Bowdoin College Museum of Art’s newest installation, After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs New York and Paris, is highlighted in the Maine Sunday Telegram.

“In putting the show together, I was really drawn to the searching quality in Webb’s photos,” says Diana Tuite, the Museum’s Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow, in the review.

“He attempts to describe the anatomy of a city like New York or Paris, approaching them almost naively, without preconceptions, and he does not rely on figures – but rather on their traces – to animate spaces.”

The exhibition runs through January 29, 2012. Read the review.