Limits of Photography
As the weather warms up, and garage sales and yard sales become a more common sight, an alderman in west suburban Geneva has suggested limiting how many such sales a resident can have each year.
When you look at a painting or drawing, you’re not surprised when you see artwork that’s abstract or presents a spin on its subject. But with photography, there’s the sense that what you’re seeing is an accurate depiction of the world. However, that’s not always the case—a show at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, “Limits of Photography,” explores what happens when artists challenge the medium and manipulate it in compelling ways.