Collection in Context: Selected Contemporary Photographs of Hands from the Collection of Henry Mendelssohn Buhl

  April 10 - June 7, 1998



Public Programs

3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 1998
Lecture: Professor Raymond H. Starr, Jr., Dr. Amar Klar, and Professor Sam McCready

A reception will follow.


Drawn from the expansive photography collection of Henry Buhl, the exhibition presents a selection of sixty-eight works dating between 1947 and 1995 by such renowned photographers as Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Annie Liebovitz, Ralph Gibson, Garry Winogrand, and many other notable artists.

Offering a fascinating range of photographic styles and techniques, Collection in Context ultimately takes an intriguing look at the metaphorical potential of hands.


An illustrated catalogue will be available for sale.

Organized by the Buhl Foundation. Curated by Marianne Courville.






Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250