Topic: Photograph exhibit

The panelists discussed how common depictions of the Complexo de Maré favela fail to adequately capture its cultural vibrancy.

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Panel, exhibition depicts Brazilian favela life

March 7, 2019 0 comments

Images of the favelas of Rio de Janeiro tend to look alike. In a panel Tuesday, video journalist Nadia Sussman observed that the most common photographs of the favelas, or shantytowns, depict “red brick homes stacked on top of one another and hand-strung electrical wires.”

Artwork by 12 photographers lines the walls of List Art Center Lobby, focusing on abstractions through various approaches. Work by Bill Jacobson ‘77 examines rectangles through photographs of the real world. Some of the exhibited photographs explored the boundaries between two- and three-dimensional artwork.

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List photography exhibit explores concept of abstraction

January 29, 2019 0 comments

Bill Jacobson ’77, alongside eleven other photographers, is complicating the notion of “abstraction” on College Hill. The artists’ work is featured in the List Art Center lobby as part of “Recent Acquisitions: Photography and Abstraction” — a photo exhibit that runs from Jan. 19 to May 26.

The Bell Gallery hosted a new exhibition showcasing works spanning the career of photographer and documentarian Danny Lyon.

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Danny Lyon’s artwork featured in Bell Gallery documentaries

November 5, 2018 0 comments

On Thursday Nov. 1, artist Danny Lyon sat down and discussed his life, as well as his artistic interactions with politics and morality, at the List Art Center Auditorium.

RaMell Ross, professor of practice in the visual arts department, spoke about his photography exhibition, which explores life in Alabama.

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RaMell Ross discusses work on race in rural Alabama

November 17, 2016 0 comments

RaMell Ross, professor of practice in the visual arts department, gave a talk yesterday about his exhibition titled “South County, AL.”