Seen in America

February 2 through May 5, 2024

On view in the Wilson Orientation Circle


Embark on a visual narrative of what has been seen in America from the lens of renowned photographers Yousuf Karsh, Gordon Parks, Eudora Welty, and others. The exhibition, Seen in America, illustrates the rich tapestry of perspectives and experiences of American history. Through a diverse range of photographic genres, such as documentary, portraiture, and landscape photography, each work contributes to the collective narrative of America’s seen and unseen stories.

Above and to the right: Gordon Parks (American, 1912–2006), Untitled (Shady Grove, Alabama), negative 1956, printed 2021, digital inkjet print on paper, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts Association Purchase in honor of Percy Bowman, Building Maintenance Supervisor, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1988–2021, 2022.3


Organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama

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