Pieter Hugo: Aperture West Collaborative Lecture Series in LA/SF/Seattle, November 1/2/3

An Aperture West Program coming to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle:

South African artist, Pieter Hugo has received international acclaim in the last two years. He has been named the Standard Bank Young Artist for 2007, and won first prize in the Portraits section of the 2006 World Press Photo competition. Hugo’s work has been included in the traveling exhibition reGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow, as well as in Colors and Aperture magazines.

Thursday, November 01, 2007
7:00 p.m.

at the Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, California
(310) 443-7000

Friday, November 02, 2007
Introductory Presentation by Leon Borenzstein
Leon Borenzstein is an internationally renowned photographer whose work has appeared in Life, Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, and Vogue International. He has had one-person exhibitions at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, the Cleveland Art Museum, Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and others. A project with the Oakland Creative Growth Center produced the book One is Adam, One is Superman in 2004. His photographs can be found in the collections of major museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Biblioteque Nationale, Paris, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He received a 2003 California Council for the Humanities grant, and a 1987 Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. He lives in Oakland, California.
7:30 p.m.

PhotoAlliance at the San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco, California
(415) 781-8111

Saturday, November 03, 2007
5 p.m.

at the Henry Art Gallery
15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street
Seattle, Washington
(206) 616-8626


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