Reflections from the Third Day: Photographic Revelations of Plant Design
20 November 1978 – 16 February 1979
One of the Institute's major shows of the year, this exhibition was conceived to show the range and variety of photographic treatment of the forms, structures, patterns and textures to be found in the plant world. This exhibition featured some 65 works by 25 well-known photographers. Most of the works were on loan from galleries, the Library of Congress and the individual photographers. The photographers included Ansel Adams, R. F. Ahern, David Aschkenas, Oscar Bailey, Karl Blossfeldt, Dennis Brokaw, Harry Callahan, Harold Corsini, Imogen Cunningham, Jean Dieuzaide, Irene Fay, Andreas Feininger, Lee Friedlander, Alexandre Georges, Clyde Hare, Joan W. Nowicke, Paul Outerbridge, Albert G. Richards, Joseph A. Rosen, Harold Frank Sherwood, Edward Jean Steichen, Paul Strand, Jerry Uelsmann, Brett Weston and Edward Weston. A catalogue accompanied the exhibition.