"Witness"

Art, Photography
Alfredo Jaar, "The Sound of Silence," 2006.
Photograph: Agostino Osio Alfredo Jaar, "The Sound of Silence," 2006.

Examining the relationship between photographers and their subjects, "Witness" probes the various ways in which the circumstances surrounding the capturing of an image can define its message. Beginning with Walker Evans' vernacular photos from the 1940s and ending in a large-scale installation by Alfredo Jaar, the exhibit explores photography's changing role throughout the history of the medium.

By: Zach Long

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