The Museum of Contemporary Photography in the age of Instagram

As the Museum of Contemporary Photography celebrates its 40th anniversary this week, the institution faces an existential question: Should a place devoted to photography worry that the fundamental definition of the medium has recently and radically changed? The explosion of amateur pocket photographers could seemingly wipe out the need for a brick-and-mortar monument to an aging art form.

Source: The Museum of Contemporary Photography in the age of Instagram | Art Feature | Chicago Reader

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