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Faking It - Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

10/11/12 through 01/27/13

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Ave. Map

212-535-7710

Official Web Site

11-10-2012 12:00:00 27-01-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Faking It - Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop This international loan exhibition traces the history of manipulated photography from the 1840s through the early 1990s, when the computer replaced manual techniques as the dominant means of doctoring photographs. Most of the two hundred pictures on view were altered after the negative was exposed -- through photomontage, combination printing, overpainting, retouching, or, as is often the case, a blend of several processes. In every instance, the final image differs significantly from what stood before the camera at any given moment. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=120721 Metropolitan Museum of Art Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This international loan exhibition traces the history of manipulated photography from the 1840s through the early 1990s, when the computer replaced manual techniques as the dominant means of doctoring photographs. Most of the two hundred pictures on view were altered after the negative was exposed -- through photomontage, combination printing, overpainting, retouching, or, as is often the case, a blend of several processes. In every instance, the final image differs significantly from what stood before the camera at any given moment.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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