Taryn Simon’s earliest body of work, The Innocents (2002), documents the stories of individuals who served time in prison for violent crimes they did not commit. At issue is the question of photography’s function as a credible
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Guild Hall Museum collects, preserves and presents the works of accomplished East End artists. A year-round schedule of changing exhibitions includes solo and group shows presenting internationally renowned visual artists and emerging regional artists.
Solo shows have included Robert Motherwell, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Eric Fischl and others. Curated group shows, traveling exhibitions, the annual Artists Members Exhibition and exhibitions from the collection are part of Guild Hall’s exhibitions rooster. In addition, an outdoor sculpture court presents changing solo shows each year.
The museum’s collection includes 19th, 20th and 21st century art made up of paintings, sculpture, prints, watercolors, photographs and drawings. Internationally distinguished artists in the collection include Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Willem de Kooning, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and others.