“From the Picture Press”


MoMA, “From the Picture Press,” 1973 (with arrows pointing to the Weegee photos)

Installation views from moma.org.

“From the Picture Press” January 30-April 29, 1973, at MoMA.

“‘From the Picture Press’ an exhibition of over 225 photographs selected from newspaper files of the past five decades.” (Press release, January, 1973)

Divided into seven sections: “ceremonies, winners, losers, good news, alarums [alarms] and conundrums, confrontations and disasters.”

The previous (November 7, 1972 – January 21, 1973) photo exhibition was of course: “Diane Arbus.”
For more info (installation views, checklist, three press releases, or two and one wall label) on Arbus exhibition: moma.org

For more info on “From the Picture Press”: moma.org

(To be continued…)

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