Sunday at the Met

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop

John Paul Pennebaker

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Discover the techniques used by photographers to doctor their images from the nineteenth century to the present day through presentations and a conversation with the exhibition curator.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop.

Above: John Paul Pennebaker. Sealed Power Piston Rings (detail), 1933. Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Mass. (olv work 490168)

Free with Museum admission

Honoré Daumier  (French, 1808–1879) | A Theater Audience (detail), 19th century | 1972.118.203

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