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The Real Thing: Unpackaging Product Photography

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mar 11 Through Aug 04 | Mon |
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Learn about the connection between art and commodification in this exhibit, which highlights the first century of photographic advertising. It shows the links between everyday promotional media strategies and the tactics of the era's avant-garde artists. The photographs depict ordinary items like toothpaste, tombstones, and hats, made even more enticing to consumers by the camera.

Admission is pay-what-you-wish for NY/NJ residents and students.

Venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave Map