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Barbara Astman, Carl Beam, Meryl McMaster, Sorel Cohen, Joseph Beuys, Bidemi Oloyede, Christina Leslie, Jeff Thomas, Micah Lexier, László Moholy-Nagy

This exhibition brings together artworks drawn from the M(M)A permanent collection that present diverse ways of exploring self-imaging and subjectivity through different types of photo-based media. Expanding the genres of portraiture and self-portraiture, selected works reveal how the camera and its reproducible technologies are used to explore changes in bodily perception and identity in art and mass culture across time. The pursuit of traditional likeness is reconsidered through conceptual and formal experiments, raising questions about how we perceive and represent ourselves and others.

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Curated by Pamela Edmonds, Introduction by Betty Julian.