Tucson, September 10th: Curator Lyle Rexer speaks at opening reception for “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography” at the Center for Creative Photography

from an e-blast from the Center for Creative Photography:

In conjunction with CCP’s current exhibition: The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography

Reception at 5 p.m., Lecture at 6 p.m.

Image by Bill Armstrong: Mandala #450, 2003. Courtesy Clamp Art, New York

Reception and Curator’s Lecture: Friday, September 10

Lyle Rexer, an independent scholar, curator and educator, writes for many publications, including Parkett, Tate, etc., and is the author of The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography.  He teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
To view the outstanding website that Aperture produced for this exhibition/publication, visit:  www.aperture.org/edgeofvision
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In conjunction with the presentation of this exhibition, the following public lectures have been planned:
THURSDAY, October 14th, 5:30 p.m.
Chris McGaw
Exhibiting artist Chris McCaw will discuss his work, including his project Sunburned, which deliberately exposes photographic paper to light over long periods to encourage burning. McCaw lives and works in San Francisco, exhibits widely, and is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

THURSDAY, November 4th, 5:30 p.m.

Barbara Kasten
Exhibiting artist Barbara Kasten will discuss her work, which explores the interplay between light and form. Kasten teaches photography at Columbia College, Chicago, exhibits internationally, and is represented in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


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