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January 15th, Philadelphia: Conversation with Zoe Strauss, Allan Sekula, Peter Barberie, and Sally Stein

© 2012 Zoe Struass

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Conversation with Zoe Strauss, Allan Sekula, Peter Barberie, and Sally Stein
Sunday, January 15, 2012, 2:30-3:30
Admission: Free tickets required

“Photographers Zoe Strauss and Allan Sekula; Peter Barberie, The Museum’s Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center; and exhibition-catalogue contributing author Sally Stein, Professor Emerita, Art History and Film and Media Studies, University of California, Irvine, discuss Strauss’s photography and the ten-year project she held under Interstate 95 in South Philadelphia. The conversation will address the political and social concerns behind Strauss’s practice and how she garnered a mid-career retrospective at the Museum only twelve years after picking up a camera.”

This conversation is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Zoe Strauss: Ten Years.  This exhibition opens January 14th and is up until April 22, 2012.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Van Pelt Auditorium
26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

April 29th, Philly: Conversation between Peter Barberie and Matthew Palczynski on Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
A Conversation between Peter Barberie and Staff Lecturer Matthew Palczynski
in conjunction with the exhibition Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art

Friday, April 29, 2011, 5 – 7 pm
Location: Perlman Café
Gallery will remain open from 5 – 7 pm for exhibition viewing
Admission: FREE

Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, and Matthew Palczynski, Staff Lecturer for Western Art, discuss the legacy of the 1980s culture wars and the challenges of exhibiting controversial artworks in a museum.”

The Exhibition
Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art presents work by nine artists–David Wojnarowicz, Nan Goldin, Peter Hujar, Barbara Kruger, Zoe Leonard, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andres Serrano, Lorna Simpson, and Carrie Mae Weems–who used photography to address some of the most controversial political and social issues of the late 1970s through the early 1990s, including feminism, racism, the AIDS crisis, and gay activism.”
The exhibition is located in the Julien Levy Gallery in the Perelman Building.  It be on view April 9th to summer 2011.

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