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.
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