March 18-21 in NYC: AIPAD Fair and education offerings

EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS during AIPAD (seating is limited!)

From the PDF circulated by AIPAD:

“Saturday, March 20, 2010

10:00 a.m.

What Collectors Need to Know: The Art of Caring for Photographs Top experts explore the most important issues involved in caring for photographs. Topics will include: hanging, framing, storage, conservation, ethics and more.

Moderator:

Christiane Fischer, President and C.E.O., AXA Art Insurance, North America

Speakers:

Anne Gibbs, Owner, White Mule Picture Frames, New York. Nora W. Kennedy, Sherman Fairchild Conservator of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Peter Mustardo, Photograph Conservator, President, The Better Image, New York and Milford, NJ Stephen Bulger, President, AIPAD; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto

12:00 noon

NEW TOPOGRAPHICS: Landscape Photography Then and Now The 1975 exhibition, New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape, signaled the emergence of a new approach to landscape photography emulated by generations of photographers. A new version of this seminal exhibition is currently touring eight international venues. This discussion will focus on the impact of both exhibitions and the role of landscape photography today.

Moderator:

Rick Wester, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York

Speakers:

Joe Deal, Artist Frank Gohlke, Artist Alison Nordström, Curator of Photographs, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY Britt Salvesen, Department Head and Curator, Photography Department, Prints and Drawings Department, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2:00 p.m.

STREET SEEN: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940-1959 This new exhibition, on view at the Milwaukee Art Museum from January 30 through April 25, 2010, examines a unique and pivotal moment in American photographic history. The first major examination of street photography of the 1940s and ‘50s in nearly 20 years includes work by Lisette Model, Robert Frank, Louis Faurer, Ted Croner, Saul Leiter, and William Klein – and uncovers a crucial time in American art, when global media was in its adolescence and photography was just beginning to achieve recognition in the contemporary art world. A highlight will be the New York debut of Time Capsule, a recently discovered short film by Louis Faurer.

Moderator:

Lisa Hostetler, Curator of Photographs, Milwaukee Art Museum

Speakers:

Saul Leiter, Artist William Meyers, Critic, The Wall Street Journal Ann Thomas, Curator, Photographs, National Gallery of Canada Tom Gitterman, Gitterman Gallery, New York

4:00 p.m.

The Collector’s Viewpoint: Martin Margulies The world-renowned collector of contemporary art discusses 30 years of collecting.

Interviewer:

WM Hunt, Hasted Hunt Kraeutler, New York

Speaker:

Martin Margulies, Collector, Miami

6:00 p.m.

CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY NOW An insider’s look at contemporary photography today – with leading AIPAD experts – examines trends from digital photography to new media.

Moderator:

Susan Bright, Independent Curator and Writer, New York

Speakers:

Kim Bourus, Higher Pictures, New York Martin McNamara, Gallery 339 Fine Art Photography, Philadelphia Andrea Meislin, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York Robert Morat, Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg, Germany Bryce Wolkowitz, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York

Sunday, March 21, 2010

12:00 noon

In the critical years leading up to World War II, the Photo League flourished as a progressive center for American photography in New York City. In 1947, the League was listed as a “subversive” organization, leading to its demise in 1951. The panel presents a rare opportunity to hear first-hand accounts from the artists themselves during this turbulent period.

Artists:

Handelman-Meyer

A Conversation with Members of the Photo League

Moderators:

Catherine Evans, Chief Curator, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio

Mason Klein, Curator of Fine Arts, The Jewish Museum, New York

Artists:

Vivian Cherry, New York

Sonia, Charlotte, NC

Arthur Leipzig, Sea Cliff, NY

Rebecca Lepkoff, New York

Jerome Liebling, Amherst, MA

Marvin E. Newman, New York

Erika Stone, New York

Ida Wyman, Madison, WI”

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