Past Exhibitions
Jerome Liebling, Butterfly Boy, New York City, 1949. Gelatin silver print. Yale University Art Gallery, Purchased with a gift from Jane and Gerald Katcher, LL.B. 1950, and the Janet and Simeon Braguin Fund. © Liebling Family Trust

Everyday Monuments: The Photographs of Jerome Liebling

  • May 23, 2008–September 7, 2008
    Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Friday, May 23, 2008Sunday, September 7, 2008
This monographic exhibition features approximately 50 photographs by American artist Jerome Liebling (1924-2011). Active since the 1940s, Liebling has explored a variety of photographic themes including social-documentary photographs of people and places, poetic images of the relics and historic homes of literary figures, and photographs of mannequins and corpses. The body of work on display includes representative examples from the many facets of Liebling’s practice.
Exhibition organized by Yale students under the direction of Pamela Franks, Deputy Director for Collections and Education, and Aja Armey, Museum Educator, both Yale University Art Gallery. Made possible by the Janet and Simeon Braguin Fund, and The Nolen-Bradley Family and Jane and Gerald Katcher Funds for Education.

Selected Exhibition Objects

Boy and Car, New York City, 1949
Hog, Minnesota State Fair, 1964
Mannequin, 1963
Larry Hirsch and His Painting, Camp Taconic

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