Held in spring 2017, this exhibition explores the “Women are Beautiful” series created by American photographer Garry Winogrand. Best known for his 35mm candid shots taken on urban streets in the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s, during that period, he completed a body of work called “Women are Beautiful” comprising almost one hundred candid images of women in public places that were published in a book of the same title in 1975.

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Held in fall 2017, this small, focused exhibition comprises eight works, ranging in date from 1948 to 2014, that feature diverse techniques and approaches to photography, from traditional gelatin silver prints to photograms and experiments with color photo-sensitive paper.

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Held in spring 2018, this exhibition presents nine works by Billy Name, born William George Linich, who donated his artwork and ephemera to the Loeb after displaying them here in 1989. Name grew up in Poughkeepsie, later moving to New York City, then California, before returning to Poughkeepsie permanently in 1977.

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Held in fall 2018, “Framing Space” explores the relationship between architecture and the photographic image, a perhaps unlikely pairing of two mediums that have become inextricably linked. On view are several works created from the mid 1930s through the 1970s depicting buildings and urban areas in various states of construction and destruction that explore the technique of framing as a methodology.

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