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Portal: The Window in American Photography

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Empty openings or panes of glass in houses, vehicles, skyscrapers, or storefronts, windows are portals to and from other worlds. Drawn from the Everson’s collection, this exhibition examines the formal and symbolic potential of a simple aperture.

Minor White Windowsill Daydreaming, 1958 Gelatin silver print, 91⁄2 x 71⁄8 inches, Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, 89.24. Reproduced with permission of The Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum © Trustees of Princeton University.

Minor White. Windowsill Daydreaming, 1958. Gelatin silver print, 91⁄2 x 71⁄8 inches, Everson Museum of Art; Museum purchase, 89.24. Reproduced with permission of The Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum © Trustees of Princeton University.