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​Professor Jason Hill's essay "An Exact Instant in the History of the Modern" was published in the volume Modern in the Making: MoMA and the Modern Experiment, 1929-1949. His essay considers photographer and curator Edward Steichen's 1949 exhibition, The Exact Instant. The show, the first museum exhibition to position contemporary news photography as a practice with its own rich technological and cultural history, is suggestive of MoMA's commitment to understanding the medium of photography not only as an art form, but also as a complex technology of knowledge.

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