Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography focuses on 20th and 21st century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography in myriad ways, creating images that have a complex relationship to objective reality. Beginning with Man Ray’s portfolio Electricité, the exhibition traces 20th century experimentation with photograms, multiple exposures, combination printing, tonal contrast, unusual perspectives, cropping, and chemical processing, often resulting in the creation of images that are abstract.
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