Size—as any visitor to the Museum of Modern Art's terrific Andreas Gursky exhibition will tell you—matters. The monumental scale of Gursky's photographs turns the often all too passive act of art viewing into an intensely physical experience. Confronted with high-gloss color images that loom nearly seven feet high and stretch up to 16 feet long, we respond to their imposing, even intimidating, size before we comprehend their content. Photography, once thought of as an intimate, privileged window on the world, has become a very public movie screen over the past two decades, and... More >>>