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Jason Hill's book entitled "Modern in the Making."

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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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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."
11/19/2020
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