Since the birth of photography in 1839, artists have used the medium to explore subjects
close to home the quotidian, intimate, and overlooked aspects of everyday existence.
Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969, an exhibition of 40 works
at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents photographs and videos from the last four
decades that examine these ordinary moments. The exhibition features photographs by a
wide range of artists including John Baldessari, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Fischli & Weiss,
Jan Groover, Robert Gober, Nan Goldin, Elizabeth McAlpine, Gabriel Orozco, David
Salle, Robert Smithson, Stephen Shore, and William Wegman, as well as videos by
Martha Rosler, Ilene Segalove, Brandon Lattu, and Svetlana and Igor Kopytiansky.(Metropolitan Museum of Art)
"Clovis, New Mexico" by Stephen Shore.
"Buzzard" by Erica Baum.
"Untitled" by Jean-Marc Bustamante.
"Untitled" by Jan Groover.
"Heart-Shaped Bruise" by Nan Goldin.
"Empty Shoe Box" by Gabriel Orozco.
"Untitled" by Carrie Mae Weems.