The American Way

Margaret Bourke-White, American, 1904 - 1971

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1937, print before 1971

Gelatin silver print

Edition 6/200

Overall: 9 3/4 × 13 1/2 in. (24.8 × 34.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Harry Shafer Fisher 1966 Memorial Fund

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PH.972.65

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Course History

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Winter 2015

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum‘s Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Summer 2014

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2014

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Summer 2013

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

SART 29, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

The Photograph as Document, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, English 7, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 2-December 15, 1996.

Signspotting: Twentieth-Century Photographs, Prints, and Paintings from the Collection, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30-August 26, 2001.

Recent Acquisitions, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June-July 1972.

On the Road, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 11-February 8, 1984.

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-September 19, 2004.

Homage to Walker Evans, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 1975.

Hail, Holy Land: The Idea of America, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 7, 1980, catalogue.

Cubism and Its Aftershocks, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-April 21, 2019.

By the Side of the Road, The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 23-October 22, 1978.

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

American Photography: 1850-1980, Barrows Gallery and Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-May 20, 1982.

A Space for Dialogue 50, America: In Black and White?, Sarah Crnkovich, Class of 2009, Interpretation and Programming Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 30-May 31, 2009.

A Space For Dialogue 10, The Power of (Re)Construction: Changing Perceptions of Black-American Identity, Mercedes Duff, Class of 2003, Class of 1954 Hood Museum of Art Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-February 16, 2003.

A Self Portrait of America, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 18-September 16, 1984.

A Selection of Photographs from the Hood Museum of Art, Jaffe-Friede Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-March 15, 1987.

Publication History

Washington D.C. Alumni Seminar Brochure, Alumni Continuing Education, Dartmouth College Printing & mailing Service, March 20, 1993

Mercedes Duff, A Space For Dialogue 10, The Power of (Re)Construction: Changing Perceptions of Black-American Identity, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2003, ill. p. 3.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 178, no. 148.

Provenance

Carl Siembab Gallery, Arlington Heights, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1972.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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