Sunday, September 16, 2012

Upcoming exhibit at the Met shows how artists manipulated photos before the age of digital technology

New York Daily News - "The camera doesn't lie," or so the old saying goes.

An exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, however, will show that photographers have been toying with the truth since well before Photoshop 1.0 popped up on computers.

"Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," will open at the museum on Oct. 11 and features over 200 striking photographs taken and altered between the 1840s and the 1990s.  Read more.

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