Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Oct 19, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020

Sally Mann

For more than forty years, Sally Mann has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that span a broad body of work including figure studies, still lifes, and landscapes.

 

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings explores how her relationship with the South has shaped her work. Some 115 photographs, many of which have not been exhibited or published previously, offer both a sweeping overview of Mann’s artistic achievement and a focused exploration on the continuing influence of the South on her work.

 

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Mann’s powerful and provocative work is organized into five sections: Family, The Land, Last Measure, Abide with Me, and What Remains. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalog with essays that explore the development of Mann’s art; her family photographs; the landscape as repository of personal, cultural, and racial memory; and her debt to 19th-century photographers and techniques.

 

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Sally Mann

Exhibition organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in association with the Jeu de Paume. Previous exhibitions have included J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles and Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

 

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings
Curated by Sarah Greenough and Sarah Kennel
June 18 – September 22, 2019 / Jeu de Paume
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October 19, 2019 – February 22, 2020 / High Museum of Art, Atlanta
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