Contemporary

Collection slideshow

The Hood's holdings of contemporary photography include examples of the conceptual, self-reflective, and intracultural works that define photography since the 1980s. With works from every continent, this area features global photography and includes major works by Zanele Muholi, Catherine Opie, Cara Romero, Pablo Delano, Shirin Neshat, and Bindi Cole.

Collection cards

Andrew Moore, American, born 1957
El Rapido, Havana
1999
2006.91
Zig Jackson, Mandan / Hidatsa / Arikara / American, born 1957 | Sahnish (Arikara) | Minitari (Hidatsa) | Numakiki (Mandan) | Northern Plains | Plains
China Basin District, number 2 of 4, from the series Entering Zig's Indian Reservation
negative 1997; print 1997-1998
2007.37.1
Nikki S. Lee, American (born South Korea), born 1970
The Ohio Project (8)
1999
2007.59
Joshua Lutz, American, born 1975
Untitled (Airplane)
2007
2009.34
Christian Thompson, Bidjara / Australian, born 1978 | Bidjara | Queensland | Australia
Black Gum #2, from the series Australian Graffiti
2007
2011.60.64
Wendy Red Star, Apsaalooke / American, born 1981 | Apsáalooke (Crow / Absaroke) | Plains
Winter, from The Four Seasons series
negative 2006; print July 1, 2014
2014.50.2
Nomusa Makhubu, South African, born 1984
Umasifanisane I (Comparison I) from The Self Portrait Project (2007/2013)
2014
2014.58.7
Kudzanai Chiurai, Zimbabwean, born 1981
Genesis [Je n'isi isi] I
2016
2017.10
Fabrice Monteiro, Belgian-Beninese, born 1972
The Prophecy
2013-2015
2017.24.9
Bindi Cole, Wathaurung / Australian, born 1975 | Wathaurung | Melbourne | Australia | Victoria
Crystal, from the series Sistagirls
2009
2017.39.3
Zanele Muholi, South African, born 1972
Sifikile, Nuoro, Italy, from the series, Somnyama Ngonyama (MaID)
2015
2018.11
Shirin Neshat, Iranian, born 1957
Offered Eyes
1993
2018.37.258
Lori Nix, American, born 1969 | Kathleen Gerber, American, born 1967
Library
2007
2018.37.261
Cindy Sherman, American, born 1954
Untitled No. 161
1986
2018.37.351
Polly Penrose, English, born 1976
Rolled Up Mats, from the series I Was Never Good at Yoga
2015
2019.62
Maria Hupfield, Anishinaabek / Wasauksing First Nation / Canadian, born 1975
Diamond
2018
2019.63
Cara Romero, Chemehuevi / American, born 1977 | Great Basin | Chemehuevi
Oil Boom
2015
2019.78.2
Ken Gonzales-Day, American, born 1964
Nightfall I
2007-2012
2019.82
Will Wilson, Citizen of the Navajo Nation (Diné), born 1969 | Diné (Navajo) | Southwest
Apache Pull-Toy
2020
2020.11
Tomoko Sawada, Japanese, born 1977
School days / B
2004
2020.36
Renee Cox, American, born 1960
Atlas from the series Flipping the Script
1995
ph.2001.43.2
Patrick Nagatani, American, 1945 - 2017
Artifact 20:2 1994 R20/=+ Artifact 21:5 1994 R21/=+, from Ryoichi Excavations
negative 1994; print 2001
ph.2004.80.11
Carrie Mae Weems, American, born 1953
Untitled (Make-up with Daughter), from the Kitchen Table Series
1990
ph.991.46
Laura Aguilar, American, 1959 - 2018
Motion #46
1999
2022.12.7