Museum of Contemporary Photography ( MoCP) was founded in 1976 by Columbia College Chicago. It is well known for an active program and curating which discovers many emerging and mid-career artists. The museum houses a permanent collection as well as the Midwest Photographers Project (MPP), which contains portfolios of photographers and artists' work who reside in the midwestern United States.
Permanent collection [ edit ]
The MoCP’s permanent collection focuses on American and International photography of the 20th century and today. The collection features work by
Ansel Adams, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Julia Margaret Cameron, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Irving Penn, Aaron Siskind, and Victor Skrebneski among the 10,000-plus photographs and photographically related objects, including gelatin-silver prints, color work, digital pieces, photograms, and various alternative processes.
Selected exhibitions [ edit ]
Of the Museum's exhibitions since 2001,
notable ones have included: 
References [ edit ]
^ Museum of Contemporary Photography. Past Exhibitions. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Combs, Marianne Evidence of democracy. Minnesota Public Radio, November 7, 2003. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Artner, Alan G. Shambroom's bleak view of U.S. Chicago Tribune, November 6, 2003. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Artner, Alan G. Photos offer voyeurism along with abstraction. Chicago Tribune, November 21, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Weinberg, Lauren. Michael Wolf & "Work/Place." Time Out Chicago, December 10, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Waxman, Lori. African avenues of broken dreams. Chicago Tribune, February 18, 2011. Accessed August 19, 2011.
^ Weinberg, Lauren. "Guy Tillim: Avenue Patrice Lumumba" at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. Time Out Chicago, February 2, 2011. Accessed August 19, 2011.
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