"Photography at MoMA", Document Journal

At the end of this month, The Museum of Modern Art will release the first of a three volume publication on the museum’s extensive collection of photographic art. Covering work made after 1960, the book includes eight thematic chapters, with introductory essays by a range of curators and scholars, and over 250 artists, including Diane Arbus, John Baldessari, Jan Dibbets, Rineke Dijkstra, William Eggleston, Lee Friedlander, Louise Lawler, Zoe Leonard, Helen Levitt, Sigmar Polke, Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Jeff Wall, Carrie Mae Weems, Hannah Wilke and Garry Winogrand, among many others. Drew Sawyer chatted with Quentin Bajac, The Joel and Anne Ehrenkranz Chief Curator of Photography, about the impetus of the publication and the future of contemporary photography at MoMA.