Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

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Presented by The Cleveland Museum of Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH

Feb 10
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May 26
Beyond Truth: Photography after the Shutter

Explores figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through postproduction techniques ranging from composite printing, multiple exposures, and handwork on negatives and prints to digital capture and manipulation.

Just how truthful is photography? Despite the ability to manipulate selfies on our cell phones, many of us cling to the illusion that the medium has an inherent connection to truth. Even if a camera produces an accurate recording of a scene in front of the lens, what changes can be wrought during the transition from captured light to printed image? Beyond Truth explores figurative scenes and portraits in which artists have altered the “truth” through postproduction techniques ranging from

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