- To provide an optimal viewing experience for a photography collection.
Optium Museum Acrylic®
Allows viewers to see the photograph rather than distracting reflections.
Safeguards against injury and damage to artwork and visitors. This product is ideal for valuable works, high traffic areas, and public event spaces.
Acrylic is half the weight of glass; Ideal for large, heavy projects and or works that travel.
Anti-static protection exceeds that of glass
Immediately eliminates static charge. Makes for safer, easier framing and less cleaning.
A durable hard coat protects against scratches from cleaning and general exposure to the public.
99% UV blocking
Protecting the photographs from the most damaging light wavelengths, helping prevent fading and degradation.
Czech-born French fine art photographer Josef Koudelka has won significant awards such as the French Prix Nadar (1978), the Hasselblad Prize (1992), and the International Center of Photography Infinity Award (2004), Koudelka is also a leading member of the world-renowned photo agency Magnum. This exhibition, his first retrospective in the United States since 1988, was also the first museum show ever to emphasize his original vintage prints, period books, magazines, and significant unpublished materials.
- The exhibition was co-organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the J. Paul Getty Museum in association with Fundación MAPFRE. Lead support for the exhibition is provided by the Comer Family Foundation. Generous in-kind support provided by Tru-Vue, Inc. Annual support for Art Institute exhibitions is provided by the Exhibitions Trust: Goldman Sachs, Kenneth and Anne Griffin, Thomas and Margot Pritzker, and the Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation.
- For more information on the exhibition, visit the Art Institute of Chicago website and the archives of photograph magazine.