Archive for September 29, 2008

Upcoming Lecture on Historic Processes in Contemporary Photography at CCP in Tucson: Frances Scully Osterman on October 1


Center for Creative Photography Lecture: Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 p.m.

Serendipity and Exquisite Manipulation

Frances Scully Osterman will present a lecture at the Center about historic photographic processes and how she and other contemporary artists use process artifacts as tools for expression in their work.
Frances Scully Osterman is one of the leading artists working in wet-plate collodion, salted paper and albumen printing today. She resides in Rochester, NY and is a guest scholar at the George Eastman House.

This program is being held in collaboration with an exhibition of Osterman’s work at the Tilt Gallery in Phoenix.

CURRENTLY ON VIEW at the CCP, through November 2nd:

Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke

Frank Gohlke (b. 1942) is one of America’s leading landscape photographers. For more than thirty years, he has taken photographs that depict how Americans build their lives within a natural world that rarely matches the pastoral ideal. Whether photographing vast spaces of the Midwest punctuated by grain elevators, the close confines of the Sudbury River in Massachusetts, or the aftermath of the 1980 volcanic eruption of Washington State’s Mount St. Helens, Gohlke draws attention to the boundaries between humanity and nature.

Additional exhibition-related programs:
Gallery Walk led by Frank Gohlke: Thursday, October 16, 5:30 p.m.
Artist’s Reception and Discussion: (new date) Friday, October 24, reception at 5 p.m., discussion at 6 p.m
Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke is organized by the Amon Carter Museum and is
made possible in part by generous support from the Perkins-Prothro Foundation, Exelon Power, and the Vin
and Caren Prothro Foundation.


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