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Exhibition: "Take Your Pick: Collecting Found Photographs" (September 21, 2019–February 23, 2020)

Come help build our collection of “ordinary” American 20th-century photographs. "Take Your Pick" invites you—the Museum’s visitors—to select photographs for our permanent collection. What belongs in a permanent collection, and why? Who and what should be represented, and how should we decide? This exhibition considers these questions in regard to 1,000 amateur photographs on loan from the private collection of Peter J. Cohen, who has gathered more than 60,000 snapshots while exploring flea markets in the United States and Europe over two decades.

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