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EXHIBITIONS BY YEAR

The Exact Instant

8 February to 1 May 1949

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MoMA Staff

Director
Edward Steichen  American, born Luxembourg. 1879–1973
Assistant Curator
Homer Page  American, 1918–1985
Designer
René d'Harnoncourt  American, 1901–1968

Artists

Arthur Aidala
1 exhibition
George Alexanderson
1 exhibition
William C. Allen
1 exhibition
Edward Anthony
2 exhibitions
John Bacco
1 exhibition
Jervas W. Baldwin
1 exhibition
George Barnard
American, 1819–1902
9 exhibitions
Frank C. Brown
1 exhibition
Gib Brush
1 exhibition
Paul Burgess
1 exhibition
Solomon D. Butcher
American, 1856–1927
2 exhibitions
Joseph Byron
1 exhibition
Charles Corte
American, 1913–1961
1 exhibition
Joe Costa
2 exhibitions
Barney Cowherd
2 exhibitions
Bonham Cross
1 exhibition
Frank Cushing
1 exhibition
John De Joseph
1 exhibition
William Dinwiddie
1 exhibition
Neil Doherty
1 exhibition
John Drennan
1 exhibition
Arthur Edger
1 exhibition
Dr. Harold E. Edgerton
American, 1903–1990
17 exhibitions
Alfred Eisenstaedt
American, born Poland. 1898–1995
11 exhibitions
Ralph Emerson
1 exhibition
Morris Engel
American, 1918–2005
8 exhibitions
Sam Falk/The New York Times
American, 1901–1991
3 exhibitions
H.R. Farr
1 exhibition
Nat Fein
1 exhibition
Irving Forbes
1 exhibition
Paul Foucha
1 exhibition
Mike Freeman
1 exhibition
Milton Freier
1 exhibition
Herbert E. French
2 exhibitions
Larry Froeber
1 exhibition
Chester Gabrysiak
1 exhibition
Alexander Gardner
American, born Scotland. 1821–1882
9 exhibitions
Arnold Genthe
American, born Germany. 1869–1942
12 exhibitions
Morris Gordon
1 exhibition
Charles P. Gorry
1 exhibition
Sonnee Gottlieb
1 exhibition
John C.H. Grabill
2 exhibitions
Hyman Greenberg
1 exhibition
Henry W. Griffin
1 exhibition
Max Haas
1 exhibition
Phillip Haas
1 exhibition
Irving Haberman
1 exhibition
Harry Hall
1 exhibition
Clarence Hamm
2 exhibitions
Fred Hansen/Pacific and Atlantic Photos
Nationality unknown
1 exhibition
John Hemmer
1 exhibition
Bernard Hoffman
American, 1913–1979
2 exhibitions
Fons Iannelli
2 exhibitions
Charles Fenno Jacobs
3 exhibitions
Joseph Jamieson
1 exhibition
George H. Johnson
1 exhibition
Maurice Johnson
1 exhibition
Thomas Johnson
1 exhibition
J.S. Johnston
2 exhibitions
Borrie Kanter
1 exhibition
Izzy Kaplan
1 exhibition
Larry Keighley
1 exhibition
Charles Kerlee
1 exhibition
Ernest King
1 exhibition
Hartland Klotz
1 exhibition
Charlie Knoblock
1 exhibition
Stanley Kubrick
American, 1928–1999
1 exhibition
Russell Lapp
1 exhibition
Mel Larson
1 exhibition
Robert Lautman
2 exhibitions
Fred Lawrence
1 exhibition
Lee
Active 19th c.
1 exhibition
Russell Lee
American, 1903–1986
13 exhibitions
Meyer Liebowitz/The New York Times
American, 1906–1976
1 exhibition
John Lindsay
2 exhibitions
Andrew Lopez
1 exhibition
Chester Magnuson
1 exhibition
David Mann
1 exhibition
John Marshall
1 exhibition
Thomas D. McAvoy
4 exhibitions
Dan McElleney
1 exhibition
Gjon Mili
American, born Albania. 1904–1984
17 exhibitions
Aaron Miller
1 exhibition
Jack Miller
1 exhibition
Wayne Miller
American, 1918–2013
18 exhibitions
Hansel Mirth
2 exhibitions
Nick Parrino
1 exhibition
Hyman Paul
1 exhibition
Washington Peale
1 exhibition
Don Phelan
1 exhibition
Al Phillips
1 exhibition
Ray Platnick
1 exhibition
Fred Plaut
6 exhibitions
Percy Pond
1 exhibition
Howard D. Potter
1 exhibition
Bob Rea
1 exhibition
George Read
1 exhibition
John J. Reidy
1 exhibition
Emil Reynolds
1 exhibition
Arthur Rickerby
1 exhibition
Jacob August Riis
American, born Denmark. 1849–1914
11 exhibitions
Ivo Romani
1 exhibition
Barney Roose
1 exhibition
Samuel Rosenberg
2 exhibitions
Joe Rosenthal/Times World Wide Photos
American, born 1911
1 exhibition
Arthur Rothstein
American, 1915–1985
15 exhibitions
Arthur Sarno
1 exhibition
Howard Sochurek
American,1924–1994
5 exhibitions
Sovfoto
3 exhibitions
Paul Thompson
American
1 exhibition
Dante O. Tranquille
1 exhibition
U.S. Army
2 exhibitions
U.S. Marine Corps
3 exhibitions
U.S. Navy
American
5 exhibitions
Caroline Valenta
1 exhibition
William Vandivert
American, 1912–1992
13 exhibitions
Bob Wallace
1 exhibition
Harry Warnecke
2 exhibitions
William Warnecke
American, 1881–1939
2 exhibitions
Carleton E. Watkins
American, 1829–1916
9 exhibitions
Weegee (Arthur Fellig)
American, born Austria. 1899–1968
11 exhibitions
Robert Wiles
1 exhibition
Marion Post Wolcott
American, 1910–1990
6 exhibitions
L. Wright
1 exhibition
Matthew Zimmerman
1 exhibition
Murray L. Becker
2 exhibitions
Martin J. Boardman
1 exhibition
Eric Borchert
1 exhibition
Margaret Bourke-White
American, 1904–1971
20 exhibitions
Robert Boyd
1 exhibition
Mathew B. Brady
American, 1823–1896
21 exhibitions
Merwyn Brenton
1 exhibition
D.C. Dornberg
1 exhibition
Abe Fox
1 exhibition
Jack Gould
1 exhibition
Bruce Hopkins
1 exhibition
Walter Kelleher
1 exhibition
Jean-Jacques Levy
1 exhibition
Maurice Miller
1 exhibition
Paul Nodler
1 exhibition
Al Pucci
1 exhibition
John Rous
1 exhibition
Seth Louis Shaw
1 exhibition
W. Eugene Smith
American, 1918–1978
23 exhibitions
Leland Benfer
1 exhibition
Tony Berardi
1 exhibition
Anthony Bernato
1 exhibition
Bert Brandt
1 exhibition
Hugh Broderick
2 exhibitions
Sam Caldwell
1 exhibition
Paul Calvert
1 exhibition
Frank Cancellare
1 exhibition
Pat Candido/The New York Daily News
Nationality unknown
3 exhibitions
Robert Capa
American, born Hungary. 1913–1954
14 exhibitions
Henry Hobart Cole
1 exhibition
Jerry Cooke
American, born Russia. 1922–2005
5 exhibitions
Dick Sarno
1 exhibition
Fred Sass
1 exhibition
Roger Schall
2 exhibitions
Bernard Schmitz
1 exhibition
A.E. Scott
1 exhibition
Don Seeley
1 exhibition
Peter Sekaer
American, born Denmark. 1901–1950
5 exhibitions
Sam Shere
3 exhibitions
William J. Shew
American, 1820–1903
2 exhibitions
Hugh Sinclair
1 exhibition
Allen Snipes
1 exhibition
T.J. Strasser
1 exhibition
U.S. Army Signal Corps
American
4 exhibitions
Gabriel Benzur
1 exhibition
Helen Brush
1 exhibition
James Cathey
1 exhibition
Horace Cort
1 exhibition
William Eckenberg
1 exhibition
Arthur French
1 exhibition
Charles Haacker
1 exhibition
Marion Johnson
1 exhibition
Dorothea Lange
American, 1895–1965
29 exhibitions
Maurice Maurel
1 exhibition
Maurice Mitchell
1 exhibition
Al Monteverde
1 exhibition
Frank P. Montone
1 exhibition
Edwin J. Morgan
1 exhibition
Ralph Morgan
1 exhibition
Carl Mydans
American, born 1907
5 exhibitions
Bernard E. Nagel
1 exhibition
Edwin Elmer Neal
1 exhibition
Morris Neufeld
1 exhibition
Felix Paegel
1 exhibition
Carmen Reporto
1 exhibition
John Thomson
British, 1837–1921
2 exhibitions
U.S. Army Air Force
American
4 exhibitions
Don Ultang
1 exhibition
Lloyd Winter
1 exhibition
Fred Morgan
1 exhibition
John S. Noe
1 exhibition
John Nugent
1 exhibition

New York Times Review of the exhibition

PUBLISHED

13 February 1949

THE EXACT INSTANT'; News Photography Show At Modern Museum

By Jacob DESCHIN

AN exhibition of 100 years of news and documentary photography, "The Exact Instant," which includes examples from the daguerreotypes of the Eighteen Forties to the best pictures in yesterday's newspaper, opened last week at the Museum of Modern Art.

New York Times • page X13 • 654 words