NYPL Treasures: Race, Politics, and Photography

Join us at the Grand Central Library (46th btw Lexington and 3rd Aves.) for a panel on race, politics and photography presented by the Doctoral Program in Art History, Graduate Center, CUNY. The event will feature rare and seldom seen images from the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs and showcase their relevance in our ongoing conversation on identity and art.

Topics Will Include:

Early Photography of Chinese Traditional Music: Mobility in Instrument and Body, ca. 1860-1898

Souvenirs of Lima: Visualizing Peruvian Identity through Courret’s Photo Album, 1860s

Mariette Pathy Allen’s Transformations, 1979

Double Vision: Art, Commerce & Race in George Barnard’s Stereographs, ca. 1874

Dorothea Lange & Delta Cooperative Farm, 1937

Politics of Visibility in Lisa Larsen’s Photographs of Harlem’s LaFargue Clinic for Mental Health, 1956

Ota Benga in the New York Zoological Society Journal, 1906

Indian Women in the Workplace from Family of Woman (1979) photobook

Edward Curtis, North American Indian & his Hand-Colored Lantern Slides, ca. 1900

Join the conversation at Grand Central Library.











When: Thu., January 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: New York Public Library—Grand Central Library
135 E. 46th St.
212-621-0670
Price: Free
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Join us at the Grand Central Library (46th btw Lexington and 3rd Aves.) for a panel on race, politics and photography presented by the Doctoral Program in Art History, Graduate Center, CUNY. The event will feature rare and seldom seen images from the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs and showcase their relevance in our ongoing conversation on identity and art.

Topics Will Include:

Early Photography of Chinese Traditional Music: Mobility in Instrument and Body, ca. 1860-1898

Souvenirs of Lima: Visualizing Peruvian Identity through Courret’s Photo Album, 1860s

Mariette Pathy Allen’s Transformations, 1979

Double Vision: Art, Commerce & Race in George Barnard’s Stereographs, ca. 1874

Dorothea Lange & Delta Cooperative Farm, 1937

Politics of Visibility in Lisa Larsen’s Photographs of Harlem’s LaFargue Clinic for Mental Health, 1956

Ota Benga in the New York Zoological Society Journal, 1906

Indian Women in the Workplace from Family of Woman (1979) photobook

Edward Curtis, North American Indian & his Hand-Colored Lantern Slides, ca. 1900

Join the conversation at Grand Central Library.

Buy tickets/get more info now