Archive for August 10, 2009

August 14th in Santa Fe: Lecture by David Taylor in conjunction with “Through The Lens” Exhibition

From the e-press release:

David Taylor, whose photographic work along the U.S./Mexico border is supported by a 2008 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, will deliver the next Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe lecture at 6pm on Friday, Aug. 14, in the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium, 113 Lincoln Ave.


The event is free and open to the public.


Taylor’s lecture, “Western Exposure: Photographs and the Frontier,” will explore his work along the border in conjunction with the Through the Lensexhibit, which charts the development of the City Different through the eyes of many photographers over the decades.


Taylor is an Associate Professor at New Mexico State University, where he teaches photography. His photographs, installations and artist’s books have been exhibited nationally. Taylor’s work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Washington State Arts Commission, the El Paso Museum of Art and Fidelity Investments. For more on Taylor and his work, go to


Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, on view at the Palace of the Governors through Oct. 25, was curated by photographer and educator Krista Elrick and Palace of the Governors Curator of Photography Mary Anne Redding. The exhibition, lecture series, and publication of the book, Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe, are sponsored by the Scanlan Family Foundation, Verve Gallery of Photography, New Mexico Council on Photography, New Mexico Humanities Council, Visual Arts Gallery at the Santa Fe Community College, Photography Department/Marion Center for Photographic Arts at the College of Santa Fe, Scheinbaum & Russek LTD., Santa Fe 400th Anniversary Partnership, Santa Fe Art Foundation, Andrew Smith Gallery, Museum of New Mexico Foundation, Palace Guard, Phyllis and Edward Gladden Endowment Fund, and the Women’s Board of the Museum of New Mexico.


For information on the exhibition, contact Mary Anne Redding at (505) 476-5026.


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