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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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Betsy Schneider - Copious

May 01st, 2018 – July 31st, 2018
Tilt Gallery
Scottsdale, AZ

Betsy Schneider - Copious

Artist Reception: Thursday, May 17, 7-9 pm, during Scottsdale's ArtWalk. Betsy will be available for questions and conversation.  Artist Statement: My work has its genesis in my childhood and family roots. Both of my grandfathers were copious family documentarians. From my maternal grandfather I first learned photography and after...

July 21st, 2018 – August 25th, 2018
Los Angeles Center of Photography
LOS ANGELES, CA

LACP 5th Annual Member's Exhibition

Call for entries for the Los Angeles Center of Photography's 5th Annual Members' Exhibition. The exhibition will run from July 21 – August 25, 2018at the dnj Gallery in Santa Monica, CA with a opening reception on Saturday, July 21, 6-8 pm during EXPOSURE weekend....

Debi Cornwall - Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay

June 14th, 2018 – August 25th, 2018
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
Philadelphia, PA

Debi Cornwall - Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay

Opening Reception and Artist TalkJune 14, 2018 @ 6–8 PM Panel DiscussionRendered: Art, Wrongful Imprisonment and GuantánamoJune 28, 2018 @ 6 PM In 2002, the U.S. opened the first "War on Terror" prison at the United States Naval Station in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (known as "Gitmo" after...

MUSE: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête

July 14th, 2018 – September 30th, 2018
Henry Art Gallery
Seattle, WA

MUSE: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête

Mickalene Thomas (U.S., born 1971), known for her large-scale, multi-textured paintings of domestic interiors and portraits, also identifies the photographic image as a defining touchstone for her practice. Thomas first began to photograph herself and her mother as a student at Yale—a pivotal experience for...

Danny Lyon: The Destruction of Lower Manhattan

May 19th, 2018 – October 07th, 2018
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, OH

Danny Lyon: The Destruction of Lower Manhattan

Already a respected photographer at age 25, Danny Lyon returned to his hometown of New York in 1966 and settled in Lower Manhattan. After observing that half the buildings on his street were boarded up, he learned that a 60-acre area was slated for urban...

We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968

March 30th, 2018 – October 14th, 2018
Frist Art Museum
Nashville, TN

We Shall Overcome: Civil Rights and the Nashville Press, 1957–1968

While fellow southern cities such as Birmingham, Greensboro, and Little Rock may have been the focus of more headlines, Nashville played an important role in the civil rights movement during the late 1950s and 1960s. In addition to being the first metropolis in the southeast...

SEEN & UNSEEN: PHOTOGRAPHS BY IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM

August 11th, 2018 – October 15th, 2018
Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, NY

SEEN & UNSEEN: PHOTOGRAPHS BY IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM

The photographs of Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976) reflect vital developments in 20th century art and photography. She is recognized for helping to establish photography as an art form. Never tied to one style of photography or subject, Cunningham had a signature view in what she created....

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925

October 10th, 2018 – January 21st, 2019
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, OH

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895–1925

A leading figure of American Pictorialist photography, Ohio-born Clarence H. White (1871–1925) was an influential teacher and a gifted artist celebrated for his beautiful scenes of quiet domesticity and outdoor idylls. The first retrospective devoted to this dedicated visionary in more than a generation, this...

New Southern Photography

October 06th, 2018 – March 10th, 2019
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
New Orleans, LA

New Southern Photography

New Southern Photography highlights the exciting and diverse breadth of photography being practiced in the American South today. The work of twenty -five emerging, mid-career, and established photographers will be featured. Each photographer included will be individually showcased with a monographic installation focusing on a single...

A History of Photograhpy

October 20th, 2018 – April 21st, 2019
The George Eastman Museum
Rochester, NY

A History of Photograhpy

Many of the social and political issues currently at the forefront of popular discussion have been present for multiple generations. This rotation in the History of Photography Gallery considers contemporary events in light of our past and underscores cyclical and persistent themes in American society—including...

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