Midcentury Photography & Modern Self-Portraiture Take Center Stage At Two New Exhibits At The Met

Walker Evans, "Corner of State and Randolph Streets, Chicago: (1946)

Helen Levitt, "New York" (ca. 1939)

U.S. Army Photographic Signal Corps, "Operation Crossroads: 21 Kiloton "Baker" Bomb Detonated Ninety Feet Underwater, Bikini Atoll Lagoon, South Pacific" (July 25, 1946)

Mario De Biasi, "Train Station, Bologna" (1952)

Ernest Cole, "Riders on a Moving Train near Johannesburg, South Africa" (1962–66)

Don McCullin, "My First Day in Vietnam, Mekong Delta, Vietnam" (1964)

Aaron Rose, "Untitled," from the series "Gem Spa" (1968–69)

Cindy Sherman, "Untitled #87" (1981)

Ellen Carey, "Untitled" (1987)

Justine Cooper, "Trap - self portrait" (1998)

Mike Kelley, "Ahh...Youth!" (1991)

Tom Friedman, "Untitled" (1998)

Nikki S. Lee, "The Ohio Project (8)" (1999)

Qualeasha Wood, "The [Black] Madonna/Whore Complex" (2021)