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William Henry Fox Talbot. Articles of China (detail), 1844. Salt print from calotype negative. Collection of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg

About the Tour

Tour our new exhibition, From Today, Painting Is Dead: Early Photography in Britain and France (February 24 – May 12), with a specially trained docent. Learn about the innovative processes being developed in the mid-19th century and the creative artists making their mark with the new medium, including William Henry Fox Talbot, credited with developing the first photographic prints on paper; Nadar, the great portraitist of Paris high society; and Gustave Le Gray, the leader of 1850s French art photography.

This tour includes access to the special exhibition and the collection.