The collection of the Art Institute of Chicago covers a large part of the history of photography, featuring the work of many renowned photographers. It opened 1949, when Georgia O’Keeffe donated the Alfred Stieglitz collection. The later acquisition of Julien Levy’s collection, followed by a donation of more than 200 Edward Weston photographs, as well as work by Paul Strand, Eugène Atget and André Kertèsz, have made the collection one of the world’s largest.
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