STORIES FROM THE CAMERA
October 28, 2016 - March 11, 2017*
Opening reception and book signing
November 2, 6:30 – 7:30PM
Stories from the Camera, is an exhibition about pictures and the stories they have inspired. Drawn from the UNM Art Museum’s extensive photography collection these artworks were selected by distinguished former faculty and alumni and are featured in the recently published book, Stories form the Camera: Reflections on the Photograph, (UNM Press 2015). Through their own professional practice, the writers represent different generations of aesthetic voices and intellectual directions. Curated by Michele M. Penhall, this exhibition also provides an opportunity to see and consider firsthand one of the most significant university collections in the country.
Artists in the exhibition include Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Matthew Brady, Julia Margaret Cameron, Linda Connor, Emmet Gowin, Mark Klett, Beaumont Newhall, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Robert ParkeHarrison, John Plumbe, Robert Stivers, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Carrie Mae Weems, Gary Winogrand and Surrealist postcards by Hans Belmer, Marcel Duchamp, and Meret Oppenheim to name only a few.