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FotoFocus Presents: William Wegman

Posted on February 26, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00pm Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Facebook Event for FotoFocus Presents: William Wegman Free and Open to the Public Early arrival is encouraged. Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Free parking is available. Public Reception A reception and book-signing will be held in the Great Hall immediately following the lecture. About the Artist Almost fifty years into his career, Wegman proves to be a living icon. He has worked with various media throughout his lifetime but continues to draw profound, global attention for his photographic portraits of Weimaraner dogs. Together, he and his dogs have been featured everywhere from the Smithsonian... Continue

FotoFocus Presents: Zoe Leonard

Posted on February 12, 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 7:00pm Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Free and Open to the Public Reservations are not required but early arrival is recommended. Free parking is available. Reception A public reception will be held in the Great Hall immediately following the lecture. About the Artist Zoe Leonard (b. 1961), a self-taught American artist and activist, has made an indelible mark on the way we see the world. She has spent her career challenging assumptions about documentary objectivity, organizing her subjects in a way that emphasizes subjectivity and visual authenticity, often examining the same subject—whether it’s shopfronts, chain link fences, or birds in flight—from... Continue

FotoFocus Presents: Larry Fink

Posted on February 9, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00pm Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Free and Open to the Public Reservations are not required, but early arrival is recommended. Free parking is available. Reception A public reception and book signing will follow the lecture in the Great Hall. About the Artist Larry Fink’s career spans ve decades with a body of work that explores class in America, depicting both the blue collar and the opulent elite in his distinctly unique and offbeat style. The artist will speak about the social and political nature of his work in a survey of his career to date, including recent photographs from the... Continue

FotoFocus Presents: Jo Ann Callis

Posted on January 13, 2016

Jo Ann Callis Lecture and Visiting Artist Series, Spring 2016 Lecture Wednesday February 24, 2016 at 7:00pm Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Free and Open to the Public Reservations are not required, but early arrival is recommended. Parking is free for Cincinnati Art Museum Members, $4 for non-members. Reception A public reception will immediately follow the lecture in the Great Hall. About the Artist Jo Ann Callis (born in Cincinnati, 1940) rose to prominence in the 1970s as an early pioneer of the Fabricated Photographs movement. A student of Robert Heinecken, she became known for her unsettling, dreamlike images that portray domestic scenes and interiors staged in extensively constructed... Continue

FotoFocus Presents: Roe Ethridge

Posted on March 5, 2015

Wednesday March 25, 2015 at 7:00pmFath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Free and Open to the Public

Reservations are not required, but early arrival is recommended.Parking is free for Cincinnati Art Museum Members, $4 for non-members.

Reception

A public reception will immediately follow the lecture in the Great Hall.

About the Artist

Roe Ethridge (b. 1969) works in both editorial and fine art photography. Drawing upon the descriptive power of photography and the ease with which it can be accessed, duplicated, and recombined, Ethridge orchestrates visual fugues inspired by images in media culture and effectively reanimates that culture by reinserting his work within it. Ethridge’s... Continue