UVaM - University of Virginia Art Museum

Collection

Highlights

Selections from the Photography Collection


The Museum began collecting photography in 1980 and has since amassed a collection of over 1000 images ranging in date from 1878 to the present. Artists in the collection include Eugène Atget, Berenice Abbott, Man Ray, Frederick Sommer, Sally Mann, and Shelby Lee Adams. Also represented are New York scene photographers Helen Levitt, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand, Roy De Carava and Diane Arbus. The collection holds extensive bodies of work by three artists: Sam Abell, renowned National Geographic photographer, documentary photographer David Plowden, and landscape photographer William Wylie.

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