Tag: Georgia

July 20th, Atlanta: Book Release Reception for Kael Alford’s “Bottom of ‘da Boot”

Kael Alford, “Bottom of ‘da Boot”

Fall Line Press
An Evening With Kael Alford
Friday, July 20, 2012, 6:00-9:00 pm

This Friday, Fall Line Press will celebrate the release of Bottom of ‘da Boot – their first hardcover book by Kael Alford. They’ll have drinks and books, so stop by to chat with Kael and learn more about the project.

Fall Line Press @ Brickworks
1000 Marietta Street, Suite 112
Atlanta, Georgia 30318 [map]

June 14th, Atlanta: Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Martin Parr

High Museum of Art
Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Martin Parr
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, tickets available from the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office at 404-733-5000.

“Join internationally acclaimed documentary photographer Martin Parr for an intimate look at his Picturing the South commission project, Up and Down Peachtree. The evening will begin with a screening of Neal Broffman’s new multimedia documentary, which captures Parr in the act of making photographs in and around the city of Atlanta. Following the film, Parr will take the stage to illuminate the discoveries he made along the way. Galleries open until 10 p.m. A book-signing in the Museum will follow this program.”

The High Museum of Art, Rich Theatre
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

May 19th, Atlanta: Talk with William Boling and Michael David Murphy of Fall Line Press

Fall Line Press | Westside Arts District
Talk with William Boling and Michael David Murphy
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm

From Fall Line’s newsletter:  “As part of the Westside Arts District Art Walk this weekend, Publisher William Boling and Editor Michael Daivd Murphy of Fall Line will speak at 12:30. As we approach our one year anniversary, we’ve come a long way and have more, exciting ventures in store. William and Michael will discuss our current publications, reading room and bookstore, and our upcoming new releases including Bottom of da Boot by photographer Kael Alford.”

Fall Line Press
1000 Marietta Street, Ste 112
Atlanta, Georgia  [map]

May 4th, Atlanta: “Diane Arbus’ 1960s: Auguries of Experience” A Lecture by Frederick Gross

Fall Line Press
Lecture by Frederick Gross: Diane Arbus’ 1960s: Auguries of Experience
Friday, May 4, 2012, reception at 6:00, lecture at 7:00 pm

“Frederick Gross, an art history professor at SCAD-Savannah, will discuss his research on Diane Arbus’s work focusing on the moment in which it was produced and first viewed to reveal its broader significance for analyzing and mapping the culture of the 1960s.

By shifting critical attention from the myths of Arbus’s biography to the mythmaking of her art, this book gives us a new, informed appreciation of one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers and a better understanding of the world in which she worked.

Diane Arbus’s 1960s: Auguries of Experience was published by the University of Minnesota Press in February and will be available for purchase at the Fall Line Bookstore. Join us for drinks at 6 PM, with a formal lecture following at 7 PM.”

Fall Line Press
1000 Marietta St. NW, Ste 112
Atlanta, Georgia 30318  [map]

October 6th, Atlanta: Lecture by Martin Schoeller

Atlanta Celebrates Photography
Lecture by Martin Schoeller
Thursday, October 6, 2011, 7:00-9:00 pm

Admission: Free and open to the public.  Doors open at 6:30

Martin Schoeller is a NY-based photographer best known for his Close Up series. A former assistant to Annie Leibovitz, Schoeller has since become a contract photographer for the New Yorker and has exhibited his fine art photography at some of the country’s most prestigious galleries. Mr. Schoeller is at the forefront of the photography community, and his work has appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, and he has done advertising campaigns for Lexus, HTC, CNN, and Milk, among others.”

Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta
4C Event Space
1600 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30309  [map]

September 29th, Atlanta: Lecture by Emmet Gowin

© 2011 Emmet Gowin

Atlanta Celebrates Photography
Lecture by Emmet Gowin
Thursday, September 29, 2011, 7:00-9:00 pm

Emmet Gowin studied under Harry Callahan at RISD in the late 1960’s. He first gained attention with his intimate portraits of his wife, Edith and family. Beginning with a trip to Washington State soon after Mt. Saint Helens erupted, Gowin began taking aerial photographs. For the next twenty years, Gowin captured strip-mining sites, nuclear testing fields, large-scale agricultural fields, and other scars in the natural landscape. Gowin received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1974, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in 1977 and 1979, a Pew Fellowship in the Arts in 1993, and the President’s award for Distinguished Teaching in 1997. He retired from the visual arts department at Princeton in 2010. Gowin’s work can be found in museums and private collections worldwide as well as in six monographs on his work published over the course of 30 years. Presented in partnership with the High Museum of Art.”

Admission: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited and must be reserved through the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office at 404-733-5000. Limit 2 tickets per person. Tickets to the Museum are sold separately (admission is half-priced on Thursday evenings).

High Museum of Art – Rich Auditorium
1280 Peachtree St., NE
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map]

September 17th, Atlanta: Artist Talk by Jason Houston

© 2011 Jason Houston

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
Artist Talk by Jason Houston
Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm
Free and open to the public.

“As part of the current exhibition at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, Outlands: Land Over Time photographer Jason Houston will discuss his work shooting community-food focused projects across the country and his involvement in the upcoming book, Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement is Changing the Way We Eat.”

The exhibition Outland: Land Over Time will be up until October 8, 2011.

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
Brickworks @ 1000 Marietta Street, Suite 112
Atlanta, Georgia 30318  [map]
404.885.1080
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