Movement: Selections from the First Decade of the Visual Studies Workshop is an online exhibition showcasing an assortment of over 100 pieces from working artists affiliated with the Visual Studies Workshop in the 1970s. These selected artists demonstrate the early years of a revolutionary new institution.
Founded in 1969 by former George Eastman House curator Nathan Lyons, the Visual Studies Workshop was created as a non-profit collective center for photographic arts and education. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the perception of the photographic image was in flux as young American artists were beginning to challenge convention. A new movement of radical photographic experimentation was emerging that would question the foundations of photography and force its way through the doors of academia… [Read More]