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Victorian Photocollage Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Posted By Administration, Friday, February 05, 2010
Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013

The rejiggering of history is fundamental to "Playing With Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage," a seemingly modest, almost scattered, yet strangely reverberant exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

"Playing With Pictures" refreshes your appreciation of the essential fuzziness of art history and of the collective, even osmotic nature of invention. It demonstrates how upper-class English women introduced cutout photographs into the albums of watercolors, sketches and writing that had long been an approved female leisure activity.

Read the complete review in The New York Times.

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