New in the Galleries, A Feast for the Eyes: Weston's Produce Pictures
A Feast for the Eyes: Weston’s Produce Pictures
July 1–December 21, 2014
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor
California-based modernist photographer Edward Weston shocked the art world in the 1920s with his close-ups of fruits and vegetables. With his crisp formalism and rich tonal printing, the simplest everyday objects became surprisingly sensual and evocative.