On November 27 …
Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Alec Soth
Lamar Dodd School of Art
Sponsored by: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, Lamar Dodd School of Art
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 706-542-1511
Alec Soth (b. 1969) is a photographer born and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney and São Paulo Biennials. In 2008, a large survey exhibition of Soth’s work was exhibited at Jeu de Paume in Paris and Fotomuseum Winterthur in Switzerland. In 2010, the Walker Art produced a large survey exhibition of Soth’s work entitled From Here To There. Alec Soth’s first monograph, Sleeping by the Mississippi, was published by Steidl in 2004 to critical acclaim. Since then Soth has published NIAGARA (2006), Fashion Magazine (2007) Dog Days, Bogotá (2007) The Last Days of W (2008), and Broken Manual (2010). In 2008, Soth started his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom. Soth is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, and is a member of Magnum Photos.
This lecture is party of the Lamar Dodd School of Art’s 2012-2013 Visiting Artist and Scholar Series.
Write-ups due in 24 hours later, 200-300 words.
(Say thanks to classmate Whitney Wyszynski for the lead on this.)