NYPL Treasures: Race, Politics, and Photography
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.