Confounding Expectations: Photography and the Arts - Falling Through the Cracks: Photography by Great Unknowns

Aperture at The New School Wed 23 Feb 2005 7.00PM-9.00PM The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street
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As photography has only been accepted as art in recent decades, the pantheon of seminal photographers is relatively limited. Yet curators, writers, dealers, and collectors are constantly discovering (or "rediscovering") wonderful, innovative work that somehow never reached a broad audience or was noticed and subsequently forgotten. Our panelists will each show the work of one such artist whom they feel deserves serious attention and acknowledgement. This will be followed by a discussion of why and how artists can (still) fall through the cracks.



Moderator
Melissa Harris
, Editor in Chief, Aperture magazine

Panelists
Bonnie Yochelson
, independent scholar, photography of Esther Bubley
Julie Saul, Julie Saul Gallery, photography of Luigi Ghirri
Daniel Wolff, founder Light Gallery, photography of Jerry Shore

This panel is part of the Aperture Foundation Lectures: "Confounding Expectations: Photography and the Arts," and is presented in collaboration with the Aperture Foundation, The New School Photography Department, Parsons School of Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School.