Featuring masterpieces of photography and film from throughout history, this exhibition included such iconic works as Mathew Brady’s portrait of Abraham Lincoln, Ansel Adams’s Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico; Edward Weston’s Pepper No. 30; and Alfred Stieglitz’s The Steerage.
The exhibition also presented various versions of famous photographs, such as Lewis Hine’s Power House Mechanic, and Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother, which together provide insight into the artists’ creative processes. Films represented in the exhibition include The Phantom of the Opera, Peter Pan and The Lost World.
The Best of Photography and Film from the George Eastman House Collection was organized by the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.