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Wednesday, February 27 – Sunday, May 12

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

$35; members $17

Tours are daily 1 – 2pm

About the Tour

Tour our new exhibition, From Today, Painting Is Dead: Early Photography in Britain and France, 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.