Northwestern University

Mar
7
Tue 4:00 PM

Gallery Talk: Mining Pictures - Stories from Above and Below Ground

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When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

Contact: Block Museum of Art   847.491.4000

Group: Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

Category: Fine Arts

Description:

Spotlighting the photography of Bruce Davidson and W. Eugene Smith, the exhibition "Mining Pictures" showcases artworks and documents of mining, revealing complex networks of power, technology, family, and labor relations at the heart of this industry, and examining the construction of visual stories told about labor and workers. Join BlockMuseum curatorial fellow Talia Shabtay, for a closer look at the exhibition and the stories it contains.


Image: Bruce Davidson, Untitled from the portfolio Welsh Miners, 1965, printed 1982, Gelatin silver print, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, gift of Noel and Florence Rothman, © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

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