Saturday, February 20, 2010

Harry Ransom Lecture: Sarah Greenough

Harry Ransom Lecture: Sarah Greenough

Click the link above to find out more about this upcoming lecture that will apparently be made available via live webcast, beginning at approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 25th.

More information on the lecture is below (below content from Marketing Photos with Mary Virginia Swanson)

Greenough presents the lecture “Transforming Destiny into Awareness: Robert Frank’s The Americans, 1959.”

Sarah Greenough was also the founding curator of the National Gallery of Art’s department of photographs in 1990. Since that time she has organized numerous exhibitions at the National Gallery that have traveled to museums around the world, including Paul Strand: An American Vision (1990), Walker Evans: Subway and Streets (1991), Harry Callahan (1996), Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries (2001), Roger Fenton (2004), and Irving Penn: Platinum Prints (2005). She has written several award-winning publications, including Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings (1983), On the Art of Fixing a Shadow: 150 Years of the Art of Photography (1989), Alfred Stieglitz: The Key Set (2002), André Kertész(2005), and The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888–1978 (2007). She most recently organized Looking In: Robert Frank’s “The Americans.

1 comment:

  1. Whoops, apparently this lecture has been canceled due to illness. Perhaps they will reschedule. Keep an eye on the website.