March 16 through September 1, 2024

Fuller Gallery

Lou Stoumen (American, 1917 1991), Old Man, Boy Soldier, Chengdu, China, from the portfolio Forty Years: Lou Stoumen, 1944, printed 1980 81, gelatin silver print. Gift of Audrey and Bernard Berman, 1986. (1986.35.10)

This ongoing exhibition celebrates the diverse perspectives artists have brought to the medium of photography, featuring a varied presentation of works from the Museum’s holdings.

The works on view March 16 through September 1, 2024 focus on war, the home front, and memory. Robert Capa’s iconic Omaha Beach, Normandy, France anchors this selection of photographs, which will be on view for the eightieth anniversary of D-Day this June. Other highlights include nine works by Lehigh University alum and Army photographer Lou Stoumen, which capture experiences from both military and civilian life during World War II.

William Witt (American, 1921 2014), Radio Broadcast News of Bombing of Pearl Harbor, Dec 7, 1941, 1941, gelatin silver print. Gift of Jon and Nicky Ungar, 2017. (2017.23.234)

Upcoming: a new selection of photographs will open in Fuller Gallery on September 7, 2024

Featured image: detail of Robert Capa (American, 1913‑1954), Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, June 6, 1944, printed later, gelatin silver print. Gift of Audrey and Bernard Berman, 1983. (1983.53.79)

 

 

 

 

Selections from the Photography Collection is supported through the generosity of The Bernard and Audrey Berman Foundation and the Leon C. and June W. Holt Endowment.