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A selection of works from SFMOMA's Photography Collection. Do you have a favorite work? Share it with us at SFMOMAsays@sfmoma.org

John Harding, Untitled, 1985; chromogenic print, 16 in. x 20 in. (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. David Robinson and Jeffrey Fraenkel; © John Harding

Berenice Abbott, Untitled, from the Red River series, 1943; gelatin silver print, 16 1/4 in. x 15 3/8 in. (41.28 cm x 39.05 cm); Collection SFMOMA, T. B. Walker Foundation Fund purchase

Eileen Cowin, Untitled, 1987; Polacolor print, 25 3/4 in. x 22 in. (65.41 cm x 55.88 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Purchase through a gift of Polaroid Corporation; © Eileen Cowin

William R. Heick, Hats, 1952; gelatin silver print, 8 x 10"; Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the artist; © William Heick

Joanne Leonard, Dream Kitchen Series No. 6, 1979; gelatin silver print, 10 in. x 8 in. (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Robert Harshorn Shimshak; © Joanne Leonard

Francis Frith, Pyramids of El-Geezah from the Southwest, 1858; albumen print from a glass negative, 13 in. x 19 in. (33.02 cm x 48.26 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, fractional gift of Paul Sack, and collection of the Sack Photographic Trust

William Henry Fox Talbot, Articles of China, ca. 1843; salt print, 7 7/16 in. x 8 15/16 in. (18.89 cm x 22.7 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Agnes E. Meyer and Elise S. Haas Fund and purchase through a gift of Mimi Haas

Walker Evans, Abandoned Ante-Bellum Plantation House, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1936; gelatin silver print, 7 9/16 in. x 9 9/16 in. (19.21 cm x 24.29 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Russ Anderson

Huff, Untitled [Chickens], n.d.; gelatin silver print, 4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (10.16 cm x 13.97 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Gordon L. Bennett

Berenice Abbott, Manhattan Bridge: Looking Up, 1936; gelatin silver print, 10 in. x 8 1/16 in. (25.4 cm x 20.48 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Ronald A. Kurtz

Eadweard Muybridge, Woman jumping over barrier, 1887; collotype, 7 3/8 in. x 15 13/16 in. (18.73 cm x 40.16 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Frederick P. Currier and Amy McCombs

Walker Evans, West Virginia, 1935; gelatin silver print, 7 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (19.05 cm x 19.05 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase

Edward Weston, "Untitled [Tina Modotti on Stairs]" (1923)

Berenice Abbott, "Untitled (Pond Man), from the Red River series" (1943)

Henri Cartier-Bresson, "Marilyn Monroe during the filming of 'The Misfits,' Nevada" (1960, printed 1960s) | Photograph | gelatin silver print

Cindy Sherman, "Untitled (Marilyn)" (1982) | Photograph | chromogenic print

Larry Sultan, "My Mother Posing for Me, from the series Pictures from Home" | 1984

Rineke Dijkstra, "Induction Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel, April 12, 1999" (1999) | photograph | chromogenic print

Chris Burden, "Documentation of Selected Works" (1971-74) | video installation | single-channel video with sound. 34:38 min.

Tina Barney, "Marina and Peter" (1997) | photograph | chromogenic print

Richard Avedon, "Boyd Fortin, Thirteen Year Old Rattlesnake Skinner, Sweetwater, TX, March 10, 1979" (1979) | photograph | gelatin silver print Source: www.sfmoma.org/ex... San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Judith Joy Ross, "Michelle Fraser, Protesting the U.S. War in Iraq, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, from the series Protest the War" (2006) | photograph | gold-toned gelatin silver print Source: www.sfmoma.org/ex... San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Judith Joy Ross, "Untitled, from Portraits at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C." (1983-1984; printed 1994) | photograph | gold toned printing-out paper print Source: www.sfmoma.org/ex... San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Judith Joy Ross, "Untitled, Eurana Park, Weatherly, Pennsylvania" (1982; printed 1990) | photograph | gold toned printing-out paper print Source: www.sfmoma.org/ex... San Francisco Museum of Modern Art