Ansel Adams Gallery, The - Yosemite National Park, California. An authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service and the primary online resource for information about Ansel Adams and photographs by Ansel Adams.
Beetles+Huxley - London, England. The gallery represents many of the world's most sought after and influential photographers, and also trades significantly on the secondary market – stocking work by photographic masters from Edward Weston to Irving Penn.
Camera Work AG - Berlin, Germany. Photography, painting and sculpture in comprehensive retrospectives.
Canadian Photography Institute - One of the largest public institutes in North America dedicated to photography. The Institute's collection builds upon the National Gallery of Canada's Photographs Collection, with the unprecedented support of Scotiabank, the Archive of Modern Conflict, and the National Gallery of Canada Foundation.
Fotomuseum Winterthur - The focus of the Fotomuseum Winterthur Collection is mainly on international works and groups of works from 1960 to the present. Starting with works by Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander, Daido Moriyama, Nobuyoshi Araki and William Eggleston, the collection is structured to reflect the actual development of photography. There is documentary photography - including works by Larry Clark, Peter Hujar, John Gossage, Anders Petersen, Paul Graham, Joel Sternfeld, Nan Goldin, Gilles Peress, Nicolas Faure, Richard Billingham, Joachim Brohm etc. - and conceptual photography represented by the work of Lewis Baltz, Fischli Weiss, Annette Messager, Hans Danuser, Roni Horn, Komar & Melamid, Thomas Ruff, Ann-Sofi Siden, Christopher Williams, Tacita Dean and others.
Fraenkel Gallery - San Francisco, California. Early masters to the present day. Presented exhibitions by artists as diverse as Bernd & Hilla Becher, Walker Evans, Eugene Atget, Edward Weston, Diane Arbus, Sol LeWitt, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. The gallery is a primary representative for the work of Diane Arbus, Robert Adams, Lee Friedlander, Adam Fuss, Katy Grannan, Richard Learoyd, Richard Misrach, Nicholas Nixon, and Hiroshi Sugimoto, and represents the estates of Garry Winogrand and Ralph Eugene Meatyard.
George Eastmann House - An independent nonprofit museum and educational institution that tells the story of photography and motion pictures. Collects and preserves objects that are of significance to photography, motion pictures, and the life of George Eastman.
Gitterman Gallery (New York) - Fine examples of work by established artists. Also champions artists that have been overlooked by the history of the medium.
Hamiltons - London, England. Specialising in the modern masters of photography.
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Image Gallery - This gallery provides snap shots of the awesome landscape, spectacular and abundant wildlife, unexpectedly lush vegetation and cultural heritage items remaining from early human visitation of Heard Island and McDonald Islands.
Henry Ransom Center: Photography Collection - The Ransom Center has endeavored to maintain and develop its holdings in such diverse areas of photography as fine arts, technology and apparatus, photojournalism, documentary photography, the history of photography, contemporary art, and literary imagery -- in addition to the acquisition of a wide range of archival materials. These holdings currently amount to over five million prints and negatives, supplemented by manuscripts, archives and memorabilia of significant photographers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Also included is a study collection of some 400 pieces of original photographic apparatus, as well as a growing library of over 35,000 books and journals on the theory, technique, art and history of photography.
Houston Center for Photography - Houston, Texas. Offering genres and styles from Pictorialism to Modernism, in addition to contemporary photography and images conceived for industry, advertising, and fashion. Maintaining diverse and extensive holdings of photographic prints, the gallery includes such masters as Eugène Atget, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Davidson, André Kertész, William Klein, Gordon Parks, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Josef Sudek, and Edward Weston on its roster of artists. More recent additions include Edward Burtynsky, Jungjin Lee, Joel Meyerowitz, and Vivian Maier.
International Center of Photography (ICP) - A school and center for photographers and photography. ICP's exhibitions celebrate photography's diversity in many roles: as an agent of social change, a medium of aesthetic expression, a tool for scientific or historical research, and a repository for personal experience and memory.
Janus Museum - Allan Janus' photographs are in several museum collections, including the National Museum of American Art, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and in a few private collections. By far the most important collection of Janus' work is held by the Janus Foundation of Washington Grove, Maryland, which maintains the virtual Janus Museum.
L. Parker Stephenson - A photography dealer based in New York, specializing in avant-garde and classic photographs of the 20th century. She also represents a select number of contemporary artists whose work is inspired by these traditions.
Modernbook Gallery - San Francisco, California. rtists represented, span the spectrum from emerging to mid-career. Their techniques may fall in the tradition of darkroom practices; venture into the realm of alternative or mixed media; or experiment with digital technology. Modernbook Editions, its publishing division, publishes photographic monographs for artists such as Tom Chambers, Fan Ho, Brigitte Carnochan, Fred Lyon, and Geir Jordahl.
Morehouse Gallery - Brookline, Massachusetts. Original photographs by Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, Harry Callahan, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Milton Rogovin, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Ezra Stoller, Arthur Tress, Mark Ruwedel, and others.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): Photography - MoMA began collecting modern photography in 1930 and established the department in 1940. The Museum's holdings of more than 25,000 works constitute one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary photography in the world. As diverse as photography itself, the collection includes work not only by artists, but also by journalists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and amateurs.
Netherlands Fotomuseum - Rotterdam, Netherlands. Impressive collection of 5.5 million photographic images and exhibits every facet of photography: documentary and experimental, contemporary and historical.
Sasha Wolf Gallery - An exhibition space at 70 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side, NYC, that specializes in contemporary photography by emerging and mid-career artists.
Saul Gallery - New York gallery specializing in representing contemporary photographic based art, from traditional to avant-garde, recently also concentrating on works on paper, illustration and design.
SF CameraWork - Through exhibitions, publications, an on-going lecture series and innovative educational programs, Camerawork provides a forum in which to address broad social and aesthetic issues using the photographic medium as its focus.
Sistema Nacional de Fototecas (SINAFO - National System of Photographic Libraries)- Located in Pachuca, Hildago State, is Mexico's National Museum of Photography (Museo Nacional de Fotografía), containing the first inventions of and photography of the ninteenth centrury. Next to the museum is the National Photographic Library (Fototeca Nacional) of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia). Founded in 1976, it preserves 900,000 images, the most important photographic collection of country.
Smithsonian American Art Museum: Photograph Archives - Washington, D.C. Contains nearly a half million negatives, photographs, and slides. The images document American art from the colonial period to the present. Among the special collections are the following holdings.
Snap Galleries - Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. Specializes in contemporary pop culture.
Staley+Wise Gallery - New York, New York. Established in 1981 in Soho, the Staley-Wise Gallery opened with an exhibition of Horst photographs and continues to show the work of masters of fashion photography. Its collection also includes Hollywood portraiture, landscape, still life and nudes.
Steven Kasher Gallery - New York, New York. Specializes in fine art photography, contemporary and vintage. The gallery works with major photographic archives such as the National Geographic Society, The New York Times, the Andy Warhol Foundation and Magnum. Under the imprint SteidlKasher it has published books on Mike Disfarmer, Chauncey Hare, Andy Warhol and others.
Stills - A leading Australian gallery with a focus on contemporary photography and multimedia art.
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