Manipulating photos in a pre-digital world

Faking It

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New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its first major exhibition on Oct. 11 devoted to the history of doctored photographs, from hand-painted daguerreotypes and altered salt prints of the 1840s to the pre-digital dreamscapes of the late twentieth century. Featuring some 200 photographs, the exhibition will including major artists such as Gustave Le Gray, Henry Peach Robinson, Edward Steichen, and John Baldessari. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop" will run until Jan. 27, 2013.

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