CPAC Deadline December 1: Call for entries, judges April Watson and Elijah Gowin

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is pleased to announced its ANNUAL JURIED MEMBERS’ show.   The best series will receive a solo show at the Edge Gallery Associates.

EXHIBITION DATES:  January 7-30th at Denver’s Edge Gallery

JURORS:  April Watson, Associate Curator of Photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Photographer, educator and Guggenheim Fellow Elijah Gowin.

DEADLINE for SUBMISSION:  DECEMBER 1, 5  pm, MST.

Visit www.cpacphoto.org for full details and entry form!

Good luck to all who enter!

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November 20, Daytona: Bill Armstrong exhibition opening, talk, book signing

from the Southeast Museum of Photography website:
Spirit: from the Infinity Series
OPENING EVENTS:  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20th, 5-7 pm
Exhibition on view November 20, 2010- February 6, 2011
Bill Armstrong’s Infinity series transforms re-photographed and appropriated images to create ephemeral, abstracted and de-materialized color fields and strongly evocative iconic figures. Working with source material as diverse as African masks, Roman busts, statuary and other representations, Armstrong’s finished figurative and portrait images are powerfully evocative of an unseen presence.
Spirit presents selections from five of the series that make up Bill Armstrong’s Infinity project. Working with his unique process of re-photographing appropriated images and subjecting them to a series of manipulations; Armstrong exploits the integrating capacities of camera focus to merge image details, edges and colors to create seamless color fields and mysterious, iconic figures.
ALSO OPENING on VIEW:
November 20, 2010- February 6, 2011 

Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor reflects an artist’s pursuit of diverse and compelling subjects from around the world. Although she frequently focuses on devotional sites and monuments, Connor is also drawn to revealing the spirit embedded in everyday life. She is fascinated with photography’s relationship to time: her pictures present a compelling combination of timelessness and a palpable sense of the passage of time. Another core element in her work concerns the dynamic relationship between the natural world and the sacred; its sites, iconography, and philosophy. Odyssey includes some of Connor’s best-known images from the…MORE

and closing on DECEMBER 16th:
I STILL DO:  LOVING AND LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S by JUDITH FOX
A poignant and beautiful portrait of a man with Alzheimer’s as seen through the loving lens and words of his wife and care-partner, I Still Do: Loving and Living with Alzheimer’s puts a human face in front of the statistics, exploring the disease through Fox’s intimate photographs and poetic writing. While the details of I Still Do are personal and unique, this deeply candid story of illness, aging, partnership, and…MORE

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November 18th at the Griffin Museum: Laurie Lambrecht exhibition opening/gallery talk

From the Griffin website:

From the Studio of Roy Lichtenstein Photographs by Laurie Lambrecht

November 18, 2010 – January 23, 2011.

Boston Globe mentioned the show here.


From the Studio of Roy Lichtenstein Photographs by Laurie Lambrecht
November 18, 2010 – January 23, 2011.
Opening reception is Nov 18, 2010, 7-8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Members Gallery talk 6:15

See more of Laurie Lambrecht at Victoria Munroe Fineart, 161 Newbury St. Boston, MA 02116 from November 4, 2010 – December 4, 2010 www.victoriamunroefineart.com

Lambrecht’s beginnings in photography were at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY. Currently, she is involved in an extensive project documenting the works of theater director Robert Wilson, and a series she is producing in Zurich entitled “LAKE TREES,” which you can view on her website at www.laurielambrecht.com.

Learn more about the Lichtenstein studio years at Lens Culture.com


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November 13, Richmond, Virginia: Sally Mann exhibition & opening events

From Aperture’s website:

Richmond, Virginia

Sally Mann: The Flesh and the Spirit
Exhibition


Exhibition on view:
Saturday, November 13, 2010 –Sunday, January 23, 2011

Related Event:

Sally Mann: Conversations
Saturday, November 13, 2010

10 am–1 pm

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Altria Group and Center Gallery
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia
(804) 340-1400

Sally Mann’s most recent work represents an intriguing new direction. She is tackling expansive themes of mortality and vulnerability, while for the first time using herself and her husband as subjects. In addition, she has taken her bold experiments with the medium to new heights, pushing photography to its limits by making painterly and nearly abstract images—many as unique pieces on glass plates. Altogether the exhibition and accompanying catalog will present an unexpected picture of Mann’s work, encouraging a fresh perspective on one of today’s preeminent photographers and, it is hoped, an opportunity to extend her visibility well beyond the realm of photography. The exhibition is organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and curated by John B. Ravenal, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. (Excerpted from VFMA website.)

Sally Mann: The Flesh and The Spirit, co-published by Aperture and VFMA, is a must for any serious library of photographic literature, students, scholars, collectors, and others interested in her work. John Ravenal has written a comprehensive introduction as well as individual entries on each series, and essays by David Levi Strauss (“Eros, Psyche, and the Mendacity of Photography”) and Anne Wilkes Tucker (“Living Memory”) add different, but equally illuminating perspectives to this work.

Sally Mann: Conversations: Join leading experts in the field of photography—Vince Aletti (The New Yorker); Melissa Harris (Aperture Magazine), Brian Wallis (International Center of Photography)—as well as Sally Mann herself, for an engaging discussion of the artist’s work and exhibition, Sally Mann: The Flesh and The Spirit.

Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America’s most renowned photographers. She has received numerous awards, including NEA, NEH, and Guggenheim Foundation grants, and her work is held by major institutions internationally. Mann’s many books include What Remains (2003), Deep South (2005), and the Aperture titles At Twelve (1988), Immediate Family (1992), Still Time (1994), and Proud Flesh (2009). She lives in Lexington, Virginia.

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November 12th in SF: Jack Fulton lectures at SFAI, hosted by PhotoAlliance

One of my all time favorite artists (and people!) JACK FULTON is speaking on Friday at SFAI!

JACK FULTON

Friday, November 12, 2010
San Francisco Art Institute Lecture Hall

800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, Ca (at Jones Street)
7:30 pm

 

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November 11 & 18 and December 9: SFMoMA Curator Talks with the exhibition “EXPOSED”

In conjunction with SFMoMA’s exhibition “EXPOSED: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera Since 1870”  there will be two curator’s talks:

“Each Thursday evening, one of SFMOMA’s curators or specialists shares a perspective on a single artist or artwork on view. Talks last 20 minutes.

NOVEMBER 11th: LISA SUTCLIFF on Walker Evans’ “Subway Passengers, New York” series

NOVEMBER 18th: ERIN O’TOOLE on Weegee’s “Their First Murder”

DECEMBER 9th: LISA SUTCLIFF on Susan Meiselas’ “Lena on the Bally Box, Essex Junction, Vermont,” from the series Carnival Strippers

Meet in the Haas Atrium before moving into the galleries.
6:30 p.m. as part of the SFMoMA series One on One.

About the exhibition:

“Investigating the shifting boundaries between seeing and spying, the private act and the public image, Exposed challenges us to consider how the camera has transformed the very nature of looking. Bringing together historical and contemporary photographs, films, and video works by both unknown photographers and internationally renowned artists, this provocative exhibition examines some of the camera’s most unsettling uses, including pornography, surveillance, stalking celebrity, and witnessing violence. Exposed poses compelling and urgent questions about who is looking at whom, and why.”

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November 11th at MOCP in Chicago: David Taylor with Luis Urrea and Paul Wells: Reading and Discussion at MoCP

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (MOCP) offers this important public program this Thursday with artist David Taylor (WORKING THE LINE), Paul Wells whom often accompanied Taylor on his photographic trips along the US-Mexican border, and Luis Urrea who authored one of the texted included in the publication of Taylor’s project WORKING THE LINE (Radius, 2010).

Reading and Discussion with David Taylor, Luis Urrea and Paul Wells
November 11, 2010

6 p.m.

From the MOCP Website:

Luis Alberto Urrea, a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is the acclaimed author of 13 books including Devil’s Highway, his 2004 non-fiction account of a group of Mexican immigrants lost in the Arizona desert. In 2008, David Taylor received a Guggenheim Fellowship for his ongoing photographic examination of the U.S.–Mexico border. Paul Wells is a former U.S. border patrol agent who accompanied Taylor on several of his trips navigating the terrain and politics of the border.


Ongoing exhibition: La Frontera
remains on view through December 22, 2010

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